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How to Dye Yarn or Fabric with Black Beans. A Natural Dyeing Tutorial #dyeing #naturaldyeing #fabricdye #yarndyeing
FiberArtsy saved to Dyeing Yarn and Fabric
Nature provides a rainbow of colors that you can use to dye fabrics naturally to avoid harmful chemicals. Learn how to use natural dyes.
Lisa Redmond saved to Dying
In this blog post I'll share with you my first experiment with fresh leaf indigo dyeing on cellulose fibres. I'm in love with this pretty shade of teal! I didn't know if it would work on cellulose as I've read that it's best on protein fibres, but I'm thrilled with the results. I've been growing a couple of pots of Dyer's Knotweed / Japanese Indigo (Persicaria tinctoria) on my balcony this summer (about 6 plants in total). The plants didn't seem to like the intense heat in the summer but…
Dyeing yarn with rosemary is a great way to get started with natural dyeing. Rosemary is readily available in many regions, even if you don’t happen to have a rosemary plant growing in your own garden. Not only does it smell absolutely wonderful, it can also be used year-round. If you would like to know how you can create beautiful shades of yellows and green with rosemary, have a look at the blog post at www.rosemaryandpinesfiberarts.de
Erin Evans saved to Fabulous Fibers
One of my favourite plants to dye with in the spring is the stinging nettle - it's one of the plants I most look forward to. The leaves give me a soft grey-green hue at this time of year (maybe you get a slightly different colour?) - the colour just feels so fresh and "alive" at the beginning of spring. In this blog po
Shady Grove Studios saved to Earth Color
A couple months back I posted about using black beans as a natural dye for some wool yarn. I was slightly disappointed by the results I achieved as I was expecting to get a blue dye like others hav…
hollyinTX saved to Random Stuff
How to Dye with Mint | How to Make Green Gray Natural Dye, DIY Plant Dye Silver, Bundle Dyeing, Eco Printing, Experimenting with Natural Dye — House Sparrow Fine Nesting
When it’s time for spring to, well, spring, it’s time to revive our herb gardens. This year, your herbs can add color to your plate as well as to your wardrobe, sewing fabrics, and yarn. Folks like to say, never plant mint. This is because once you do, mint tends to do very well in the garden.
I have been wanting to experiment with natural dyes for a while now, and with all the great new fall colors that have been popping up on our website (and featured in our monochromatic trend) I decided that it was time. This is such a fun, environmentally friendly project that takes a little time, but […]
Milkshake saved to Good & Green
Isn’t the dark forest green color of this natural food dye amazing? Can you guess what I used as natural green food coloring? 😀 Hint: It’s not spinach, peas, kale, stinging nettle, avocado or any other vegetable. It’s also not matcha powder, mint leaves, pistachios, pumpkin seeds, pandan leaves, wheatgrass or spirulina. 😉 >>> PIN … Continue reading Natural Green Food Coloring →
Mariana Zedillo saved to Yummy Stuff Recipes