So here are some snippets from this week, the second of four costumes for Fashion & Embroidery show. 

If I were in a different age (and I have often thought I should be) I would wear logwood dyed clothes all day, every day.  In all its shades of purple, grey and black.

Logwood comes from South America and there is evidence for its use 1000yrs ago.  The Spanish introduced logwood to Europe after their invasion of Mexico, Peru and Paraguay in the 16th century.

Images via iPad (was there ever such a wonderful invention?)

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