Dandelion as Plant Dye, Taraxacum oficinale It's more than just a weed! Dandelion can be used as a natural plant dye. The roots produce pink and purple dyes and the plant's flowers produce yellow dyes.
Extracting natural blue pigment from the leaves of the Woad plant. The pigment has traditionally been used to dye wool but it can also be used in naturally colouring soap. ** Latin name = Isatis Tinctoria ** French name = pastel des teinturiers **
By Nikki Phipps (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden) In today’s world, we grow edible plants so we can eat healthier, but very few people think of growing plants to dye with. There has been some evidence that the commercial productsRead this artice