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BLACK - wild grapes, hickory bark, alder bark, dogwood bark, mountain mahogany bark

BLACK - wild grapes, hickory bark, alder bark, dogwood bark, mountain mahogany bark

https://flic.kr/p/2VeHVs | Berries, Natural Dyes | At the carpet weaving center we visited on our trip to Cappadocia in Turkey this past July. All the wool dyes are made from natural sources of flowers, berries, leaves, and/or bark.

Berries, Natural Dyes by Philosopher Queen. This was my first job with CW between college years: we built a fire, boiled some berries or leaves and dyed some wool spun by CW's Spinning and Weaving Shop.

Staghorn Sumac as a natural dye mordant (with instructions for Rhubarb and Juniper mordants as well)

Plant-based mordants for natural dyeing --Staghorn Sumac as a natural dye mordant

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!

Vegetable dyed yarns with original tags from the 1930's ~ sweet chestnuts, elderflower berries and dried Echinops.

Vegetable dyed yarns from the that still have the labels saying what the yarn is dyed with, including sweet chestnuts, elderflower berries and dried Echinops.

Natural dye - the elusive green, from parsley! At http://thethousands.com.au/melbourne/make/spin-and-naturally-dye-your-own-wool/

MAKE - Spin and naturally dye your own wool - Three Thousand

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