This is the second part of my roundup of all the different natural dyes I have been experimenting on during the past year. The first part was about collecting yourself from the nature, but not ever...

Natural Dyeing: Colours from the Supermarket

This is the second part of my roundup of all the different natural dyes I have been experimenting on during the past year. The first part was about collecting yourself from the nature, but not ever...

Kristine Vejar, author of the recently released The Modern Natural Dyer, introduces us to plant-based (and in one case, bug-based!) natural dyes.

The Art of Natural Dyeing + 6 Colors to Start With

I think this is fascinating - it is very helpful to know about the mordant. And, maybe we should try the fig leaves! - - - Natural Dye Color Chart.

I think this is fascinating - it is very helpful to know about the mordant. And, maybe we should try the fig leaves!

Solar dye pots, genius.

solar natural dyeing - "New Solar pots are: Madder and Logwood, and Mullein with a copper mordant -made using copper piping and acetic acid. It is this which is dyeing the fibres turquoise at the moment!

For the Makers: How to Use Natural Dyes on Fabric                                                                                                                                                                                 More

For the Makers: How to Use Natural Dyes on Fabric - A college course I took included yarn dying with natural items. This is a great way to incorporate science into art!

How To: Make Your Own Natural Dyes (http://modernfarmer.com/2013/10/natural-dyes/) from Modern Farmer.

How To: Make Your Own Natural Dyes

How To: Make Your Own Natural Dyes - Modern Farmer // 4 wool, 1 tsp alum, 1 tsp cream of tartar, 4 oz red or yellow onion skins

Natural Dyeing with Flowers in the studio with NYC textile designer Cara Marie Piazza. Photographed by Sophia Moreno-Bunge. via Gardenista

Shopper's Diary: Natural Flower Dyes and Silk Scarves, from Cara Marie Piazza

Love this flower dyeing technique. Natural Dyeing with Flowers in the studio with NYC textile designer Cara Marie Piazza. Photographed by Sophia Moreno-Bunge. via Gardenista

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