Eco dyeing

Explore eco dyeing techniques to create stunning and sustainable fabrics. Discover how to use natural dyes and materials to enhance your textile projects and reduce environmental impact.
Jamie Young - Natural Dye Educator on Instagram: "👉🏼Comment FLOWER & I’ll send you a list of my Favorite flowers for botanical printing 🌼✨  The truth is, there really are no fast tricks when it comes to natural dyeing. It’s a nuanced process that involves a lot of thought and patience. It takes practice to figure out how to get fantastic prints. 👉🏼 That’s why I’m sharing some of my favorite tips with you today! 🩵  Eco printing is a natural dye method that uses pressure and heat to directly transfer the image of a plant onto a substrate. 🌿 The plants are arranged on barriers & fabric that has been pretreated with mineral salt mordants. The fabric and plants then rolled, bundled, and steamed together to transfer the dye from within the plants to the fabric.   I share the entire eco pr Flower Transfer To Fabric, Dye Clothes Diy Natural, Natural Fabric Dyeing Techniques, Natural Flower Dyeing, Natural Dye Clothing, Hammering Flowers On Fabric, Bundle Dyeing With Flowers, Botanical Printing On Fabric, Flower Dyed Fabric

Flower Transfer To Fabric

Jamie Young - Natural Dye Educator on Instagram: "👉🏼Comment FLOWER & I’ll send you a list of my Favorite flowers for botanical printing 🌼✨ The truth is, there really are no fast tricks when it comes to natural dyeing. It’s a nuanced process that involves a lot of thought and patience. It takes practice to figure out how to get fantastic prints. 👉🏼 That’s why I’m sharing some of my favorite tips with you today! 🩵 Eco printing is a natural dye method that uses pressure and heat to…

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Sophianna_Kostaki
Patchwork, Natural Dye Recipes, Acorn Dye, Eco Printing Textiles, Eco Dyeing Fabric, Leaf Dyeing, Tie Dye Tutorial, Fabric Dyeing Techniques, Dyeing Yarn

OAK LEAVES DYEING TUTORIAL

Autumn bears beautiful gifts for those looking for seasonal colors. Today, I'm sharing a natural dyeing tutorial. To dye linen pants I collected oak leaves. Alternatives for making grey are oak galls, alder cones, acorns, or black tea. These dyes contain high concentrations of tannins, which can be modified with iron.

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Kathy Collier
Mordants For Eco Printing, Mordant Printing, Botanical Printing On Fabric, Eco Art Projects, Eco Printing Fabric, Eco Printing Tutorial, Eco Printing Textiles, Eco Dyeing Fabric, Prints On Fabric

5 Different Mordants in Eco Printing

In several previous blogs you have been able to see and read more about the different results in natural dyes when using different mordants.In this blog I want to show you the results in reference to eco printing. The natural juices and tannins present in the leaves leave different prints on fabric and paper when using different mordants. Looking deeper into this will also help understand the effect the mordants have visually on our natural dyes.First; we will look at the way leaves are…

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Pam Harris
Tela, Mordants For Eco Printing, Eco Printing Tutorial, Eco Printing Textiles, Eco Dyeing Fabric, India Flint, Fabric Dyeing Techniques, Natural Dye Fabric, Speed Of Light

8 Key Tips for your First Eco Print.

(Or your second) Eco printing has been the rage for the past few years. The term minted by eco print guru India Flint has evolved at the speed of light. With it, it renewed the interest in all things concerning natural dyeing. Surely the quest for eco-friendly, sustainable, and home-made goods has been a contribution to the rapid increase of eco-printers around the globe. I think that the race of life has left many of us tired and in need to reconnect to nature. Foraging leav

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Brooke Gates
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How to Get Red Eucalyptus Eco-prints

I’ve just released my new ebook all about eco-printing so I thought this might be a good time to write a quick post about the leaf that started it all for me, eucalyptus! I first learned about eco-printing in my natural dyes and weaving class in college over ten years ago. I saw an example of eucalyptus leaves printed on silk and I was shocked to see they printed a beautiful orange. It took me many years and lots of twists and turns before I finally got a chance to try the method myself and…

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Dani Schulte