Riihivilla, Dyeing with natural dyes: About organic indigo vats Orgaanisista indigokyypeistä
Lauren and I had a lot of fun practicing what we had previously learned from the natural dye workshop last weekend.
Each week, we are emailed with questions from our natural dye community asking simple and complex questions that we thought might be worth sharing. Here are a handful from this week answered by nat…
Natural fermentation woad vat using madder or urine.
Madder (Rubia tinctoria), its history, cultivation, harvest and dyeing with madder
Growing and Dyeing with Japanese Indigo
Preparing Indigo leaves for dyeing
Wool - Tribulations of Hand Spinning and Herbal Dying: Making Woad Dye from the Plant to the Wool.
Make a rainbow with these 5 weeds (Natural Dyes
There is a definite correlation between medicinal herbs, and their natural dye gifts. The flavonoids of many weedy plants offer an abundance active healing compounds as well as a plethora of colouring material. However, most of these flavones are generall
Indigo recipe based on Michel Garcia’s vat ingredients needed TO MAKE THE STOCK SOLUTION 1 part indigo 2 parts pickling lime (calcium hydroxide) 3 parts fruit sugar (fructose) For example you can us…
Anna Castillo, owner & natural dyeing genius behind Gregoria Fibers
Extracting Woad: a natural blue pigment for dyeing and soap making
Lovely Greens : Extracting Woad--a natural blue pigment used by the ancient Celts.
Making and Doing (and Snowing!
dyeing yarn for Weaving Southwest, Arroyo Seco NM.
Natural Dye DIY With Wildcraft
Try this recipe for a DIY natural dye project, or check out the upcoming Southern California natural dye plants workshop at The Lodge in Santa Barbara!
071614 queen anne's lace ~ Cynthia at Brambleberry Yarns shares her recipe for dyeing wool with Queen Anne’s Lace.