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Extracting natural blue pigment from the leaves of the Woad plant. The pigment has traditionally been used to dye wool but it can also be used in naturally colouring soap.

Extracting natural blue pigment from the leaves of the Woad plant. The pigment has traditionally been used to dye wool but it can also be used in naturally colouring soap. ** Latin name = Isatis Tinctoria ** French name = pastel des teinturiers **

Day In & Day Out: Mineral Dye: Copper Penny Blue *  I immersed 417 pennies in a solution of one-third cup of ammonia and two-thirds cup of water, and then added more water and fabric. I let the mixture sit for 3 weeks. The pennies are not harmed in any way and can be used for the usual purposes once they are rinsed at the end of the dye process. The book goes into more detail than what I have given here.

Day In & Day Out: Mineral Dye: Copper Penny Blue Pre 1982 us pennies are made of copper

Slow Process Natural Materials Dyeing

Scarf Dyeing with Natural Plant Materials

Tutorial: Ice Fabric Dyeing · Quilting | CraftGossip.com

Tutorial: Ice Fabric Dyeing

Ice dyeing- the finished product is excellent & worth a look. McNamara McNamara Carnegie this reminds me of you!

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DIY Cross stitch monogram mug using porcelain pen. Guess who has a porcelain pen and a name that starts with J?

The importance of THINKING for a natural dyer-a brilliant article about mordants.

Really useful article - clear and precise -Thsnk you! importance of THINKING for a natural dyer-a brilliant article about mordants.

DIY Natural Fabric Dye Tutorial

DIY Natural Fabric Dye Tutorial

We are obsessed with dyeing fabrics. Today we are delighted to partner with method in their campaign with a DIY Natural Fabric Dye tutorial.

Dandelion Crown and other beautiful nature crafts -- I always wanted to know how to do this!!!

Wabi-Sabi Wanderings: Crowned with Flowers - A Tutorial for every girl to make her crown

Lisa uses simple corn syrup to create beautiful effects on fabric... Sounds like an easy technique with lots of different results depending on what is used to apply fabric paint.  Only drawback is finding a place to put the sticky fabric for 7-14 days while it dries.  Must try though!

Design Your Own Fabric That's Good Enough to Eat

Use simple corn syrup to create beautiful effects on fabric. lots of different results depending on what is used to apply fabric paint. Only drawback is finding a place to put the sticky fabric for days while it dries.

Miles of light - dye fabric with nothing but some flowers from your garden and some water.

SUN-FLOWER-DYEING: part two here is part two of this process now after we& done the first steps we need a jar with water gently pu.

Eco print made by hammering leaves, mini tutorial.

Hammered Leaves Art

tutorial: how to make all natural fabric dyes - (using raspberries tumeric & tea) I've heard that vinegar will help set the color ( hence the stains from ketchup and barbecue sauce) and that using aluminum pans to cook them in may help.

INSPIRED OMBRÉ ITEMS

DIY: all natural fabric dyes . experiment with natural dyes one day for art club? Possibly for tie dying or a more basic project focussing on the actual dying from natural materials process.

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