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Nå har jeg gjort mine første plantefarginger med lupinblomster, og må si at jeg ble veldig fornøyd med resultatet. Garnet fikk en nydelig r...

Nå har jeg gjort mine første plantefarginger med lupinblomster, og må si at jeg ble veldig fornøyd med resultatet. Garnet fikk en nydelig r...

"For me, as a quilter and dyer, my interest in Acorns lies in the natural mordant abilities. I use Acorns to set dyes with cotton and linen fabrics. So as I gather Acorns, I collect the caps, the shells, and the nut with the shell since all parts of the Acorn contain tannin."

Acorns have natural mordant abilities. Use Acorns to set dyes with cotton and linen fabrics. So as I gather Acorns, the caps, shells and the nut contain tannin.

Great woad extraction and drying instructions. Because nobody needs instruction on growing woad....

How to Extract Woad Dye in 10 easy stages - too bad woad is considered a noxious weed in most states.

When my aunt died a couple of years ago, the only things which I felt I wanted from her house in Sunderland were old family photos and Grape Hyacinths from her garden.I dug them up and brought them…

Dyeing with Grape Hyacinth

When my aunt died a couple of years ago, the only things which I felt I wanted from her house in Sunderland were old family photos and Grape Hyacinths from her garden.I dug them up and brought them…

How to Make Natural Dyes to Dye Fabric & Clothes – 3 Easy Steps to Dyeing Naturally at Home, by Heather Levin. Pinned from Money Crashers.

How to Make Natural Dyes to Dye Fabric & Clothes – 3 Easy Steps to Dyeing Naturally at Home--Looks like a simple, basic tutorial for beginners. Tells what "fixatives" to use for different types of plants.

Porotos negros

Dying with black beans, part Mordant: 1 tablespoon alum + 1 teaspoon cream of tartar in enough water to cover the shirt well.

Red cabbage and tea can be used as an all-natural dye.  The process produces a lavendar dye but the spent cabbage turns a beautiful aubergine.  Photo by this lyre lark: http://zgal.re/14guaSy

Red cabbage and tea can be used as an all-natural dye. The process produces a lavendar dye but the spent cabbage turns a beautiful aubergine.

Indigo dye vat.  The more dips the intensity of the blue.  For a navy you need about 20 dips.

NEW QUILTS TO NATURALLY DIE FOR .....

Sally Campbell, Handmade Textiles - News

natural dyes; Black beans, so easy, so beautiful, so try it!

natural dyes; Black beans, so easy, so beautiful, so try it!

I Am Kate: How to Dye Yarn with Natural Dyes

I Am Kate: dyeing - natural yarn dyes - how to

Thorough and interesting blog entry about dyeing using natural dyes -- I think I like the black tea skein (far left) the best!

nice range of delightful yarn color mixes

indigo vat recipe written by Earth Hues. They are a wonderful company supporting agriculture, natural color and artisans around the world. I order my pigment from them and every time I order, I ask where the pigment is from. Most of the time the pigment has been from El Salvador. This is the recipe they provide and it's fantastic!

\ \ \ \ \ THE RECIPE / / / / / MAKING AN INDIGO VAT \ \ \ \ \/ / / / / Here is the indigo vat recipe written by Earth Hues. They are a wonderful company supporting agriculture, natural color and artisans around the world.

Tips for dyeing threads - DesignMatters TV:

Tips for dyeing threads

Laura Kemshall: Tips for Dyeing Threads and Fabric together along with her Dye Recipes

How to Dye with Black Beans

I've been wanting to try dyeing with black beans for some time now, but haven't been able to find them.

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Eucalyptus leaves eco printing by India Flint

some mushroom colours

Mushroom dyeing workshop

some mushroom colours

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