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Beginner's Guide to Natural Dyes - La creative mama

In this Beginner’s Guide to Natural Dyes you will learn how to produce intense and bright colors using natural dyes. Free Printable Dye list.

Natural Dye Chart

Since if is finally spring and time to start foregoing for natural dye stuffs, I decided that I should have an online version of my natural dye samples. So here it is! I am sure this chart will change as I am preparing to do more tea dying and finding more local Missouri plants to dye with. Most of the fabrics and yarns below were dyed using pre reduced dye powders and dye instructions from www.tablerockllamas.com. Thanks to my wonderful natural dye teacher Alison Greene for teaching me…

Making Natural Dyes from Plants

Did you know that a great source for natural dyes can be found right in your own back yard! Roots, nuts and flowers are just a few common natural ways.

Red cabbage – dye samples | Sew historically

Red cabbage - dye samples - Sew Historically

I made some dye samples with red cabbage and unbleached cotton fabric. I used this red cabbage dye solution. ‘Nothing’ means I let the fabric untreated. I even didn’t wash it in water. After rinsing the fabric in water, it turned blue (the water is rather alkaline here). In a soda-water-solution, the fabric became instantly … Continue reading Red cabbage – dye samples →

Natural Dyeing with Black Beans, Dye your yarn or fiber naturally with black beans. A free step by step dyeing tutorial from FiberArtsy.com

Natural Yarn Dyeing with Black Beans - FiberArtsy.com

Natural Dyeing with Black Beans - Part of my Natural Dyeing Series. This step by step tutorial shows you how you can dye yarn or fiber using black beans.

Give your wardrobe new life this summer with these 6 fashion hacks!

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Give your wardrobe new life this summer with these 6 fashion hacks!

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komasu shibori tutorial

Kamasu shibori may have more steps than the standard folding techniques, but after a week of experimenting with various methods, I have found kamasu is my far the easiest to master. Here is a step…

Using Pomegranate in Eco Printing - Made By Barb - high tannin prints

Using Pomegranate in Eco Printing - Made By Barb - high tannin prints

See how to use pomegranate rinds to enhance your eco and botanical printing. Buttery yellows and wonderful permanence from kitchen castoffs...

Natural Dyeing with Acorns. A great dye for cotton fabric and wool yarn.

Dyeing with Acorns (a Natural Dye for Fabric and Yarn) - FiberArtsy.com

Learn the art of dyeing with acorns. An easy way to make this all natural dye for cotton or wool fabric. Perfect for tea towels or t-shirts!

Eco Printing on Fabric - FiberArtsy.com

Eco Printing on Fabric (for Beginners) - FiberArtsy.com

Eco Printing or Eco Dyeing on Fabric. Basic Eco Printing with black walnut and maple leaves printed on silk chiffon and cotton with an iron modifier.

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30 Amazing Plants From Your Garden To Use As Dye

(Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden) In today’s world, we grow edible plants so we can eat healthier, but very few people think of growing plants . . .

The Wild Dyer: A guide to natural dyes & the art of patchwork & stitch: Abigail Booth (author): 9780857833952: Amazon.com: Books

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Beginner's Guide to Natural Dyes - La creative mama

In this Beginner’s Guide to Natural Dyes you will learn how to produce intense and bright colors using natural dyes. Free Printable Dye list.

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Visible Mending: 7 Tricks to Know Before You Sew

Patch it, mend it, or darn it—visible mending is hot! Transforming a worn piece of clothing with vibrant stitch work offers a great way to show off your handspun yarn.

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Natural Dye Chart

Since if is finally spring and time to start foregoing for natural dye stuffs, I decided that I should have an online version of my natural dye samples. So here it is! I am sure this chart will change as I am preparing to do more tea dying and finding more local Missouri plants to dye with. Most of the fabrics and yarns below were dyed using pre reduced dye powders and dye instructions from www.tablerockllamas.com. Thanks to my wonderful natural dye teacher Alison Greene for teaching me…

Making Natural Dyes from Plants

Did you know that a great source for natural dyes can be found right in your own back yard! Roots, nuts and flowers are just a few common natural ways.

Sewing Tip: How and Why to Sew Directionally - Threads

This handy sewing tip from Threads #178 helps you get both sides of the garment to stay the same length throughout the construction process.

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Red cabbage – dye samples | Sew historically

Red cabbage - dye samples - Sew Historically

I made some dye samples with red cabbage and unbleached cotton fabric. I used this red cabbage dye solution. ‘Nothing’ means I let the fabric untreated. I even didn’t wash it in water. After rinsing the fabric in water, it turned blue (the water is rather alkaline here). In a soda-water-solution, the fabric became instantly … Continue reading Red cabbage – dye samples →

Natural Dyeing with Black Beans, Dye your yarn or fiber naturally with black beans. A free step by step dyeing tutorial from FiberArtsy.com

Natural Yarn Dyeing with Black Beans - FiberArtsy.com

Natural Dyeing with Black Beans - Part of my Natural Dyeing Series. This step by step tutorial shows you how you can dye yarn or fiber using black beans.

Creative ideas about punch embroidery.

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Creative ideas about punch embroidery.

a long and growing list of where to buy Ethical Fabric Online | Halfmoon ATELIER #sustainablesewing

ethical fabric sources

a long and growing list of where to buy Ethical Fabric Online | Halfmoon ATELIER #sustainablesewing

Sewing Gadgets Hand stitching for Cosplay Tutorial by DragonLadyCels.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt -

Top-notch Sewing Machine From Fabric To Clothing In Seconds Ideas

First-Rate Sewing Machine From Fabric To Clothing In Seconds Ideas. Top-notch Sewing Machine From Fabric To Clothing In Seconds Ideas.

Give your wardrobe new life this summer with these 6 fashion hacks!

Creative DIY

Give your wardrobe new life this summer with these 6 fashion hacks!

Bleach Ideas For Your Coolest Outfit😎

> BLEACH DYED CHAMBRAY DRESS > You Will Definintly LIke I аm nо stranger tо DIYing with bleach, ѕоmе оf mу earliest posts involved dip-dying denim tо gеt a half white/half blue jean result. Thiѕ timе аrоund