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.

Katie Loves …the wow factor of this natural dye method! Use a hammer to pound out the colors from your favorite petals onto a piece of cotton or canvas. Photo: Milliande Art Studio

Pounding Petals to Dye Fabrics Naturally

Katie Loves …the wow factor of this natural dye method! Use a hammer to pound out the colors from your favorite petals onto a piece of cotton or canvas. Photo: Milliande Art Studio More

In-depth article "Cotton Fabrics dyed using Natural Dye Extracts."

How to mordant cotton By Donna Brown, Diane de Souza and Catharine Ellis. Cotton Fabrics dyed using Natural Dye Extracts

Red cabbage dye with baking soda added (alkaline pH.)

Red cabbage dye with baking soda added (alkaline pH.) - Seems as though it may not be all that light-fast and colors will fade quickly.

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

Natural Dyes - Pomegranates – Folk Fibers – The Recipe (alum pre-mordant brightens colors creating yellow tones)

Natural fibers dyed with pomegranates harvested in Austin, Texasabove: no mordant--pure and earthy below: alum pre-mordant brightens.

How to mordant cotton. Cotton Fabrics dyed using Natural Dye Extracts

How to mordant cotton By Donna Brown, Diane de Souza and Catharine Ellis. Cotton Fabrics dyed using Natural Dye Extracts

Flower Pounding Technique + Quilted Floral Table Runner | Positively Splendid {Crafts, Sewing, Recipes and Home Decor}

Flower Pounding Technique + Quilted Floral Table Runner

notjustnat creative blog: Minication and Creative Weekend Away

School holidays came and went. During the holidays DIL brought my DGC to visit. They visited and stayed with both her sisters who live in V.

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