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...

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!

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

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

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!

My natural dye chart. Inspiration for my accessory designs.

A quite lovely natural dye chart from Jessika Cates. via her site Collective Individual. Love the chart.

For the Makers: How to Use Natural Dyes on Fabric

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!

New special edition issue of the pidge pidge newsletter: EXTRACTING THE DYE POTENTIAL FROM AVOCADOS. Read by clicking link.     Join the pidge pidge twice monthly newsletter for special edition natural dye issues! You'll also receive behind the scenes, color inspiration, artist spotlights, and be the first to find out about new products and sales! Join us here: hellopidgepidge.com

Extracting the dye potential of Avocado.

New special edition issue of the pidge pidge newsletter: EXTRACTING THE DYE POTENTIAL FROM AVOCADOS. Read by clicking link. Join the pidge pidge twice monthly newsletter for special edition natural dye issues! You'll also receive behind the scenes, color inspiration, artist spotlights, and be the first to find out about new products and sales! Join us here: hellopidgepidge.com

The range of natural colors produced by my natural dye experiment! Find my crash course to natural dyes on A Beautiful Mess.

Colour // The range of natural colors produced by my natural dye experiment! Find my crash course to natural dyes on A Beautiful Mess.

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

Freyja Wrap Scarf

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

Beautiful dyes can be created from your compost scraps. Learn how to dye with avocado pits!  Photo by @louisanickel

Dyeing with Avocado Pits

Natural Shades of Pink :: Dyeing cellulose fabric with Avocado Skins with Rebecca Desnos

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