Last week when I did my natural dye presentation for the library quilt group, one person asked how much plant matter I use for a pot of dye. One lady said, "probably as much as her pot will hold". How true that is. Yesterday, I set out picking dandelions (between rain showers), and picked every flower in bloom in the yard! Not enough to fill my cooking pot, but enough to cook and make a lovely yellow colour. I did not use a mordant, but believe there is enough colour left in the pan to simmer another piece of fabric today and add some alum to the mixture.