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 Woad: a natural blue pigment for dyeing and soap making

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 **

All-Natural Egg Dye and @LeCreuset Giveaway

Homemade Easter Egg Dyes & a Le Creuset Giveaway! Recipes to make Cassis, Caribbean and Soleil Eggs!

I love this idea to use plants as an all natural dye!

30 Amazing Plants From Your Garden To Use As Dye

30 plants that you can grow in your garden to use as natural dye! By Nikki Tiley (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden)

Dyes from plants

Dyes from plants. Excerpts from 'Harvesting Color' by Rebecca Burgess. Photographs by Paige Green

Pokeberry

A month of thanksgiving ~ Day 17

The class I took from Al-Jania at Gulf Wars 2014 included pokeberry. I got to bring home a half gallon jar of dye bath from the class. :) [ Pokeberry Dye Inspiration: from Harvesting Color by Rebecca Burgess ]

Mushrooms as dyes

Vintage 80s Threads Magazine April May 1987 No. 10

Thinking about using the crazy mushrooms that popped up in my flower pot for this. I think they are "Magic Mushrooms". Mushrooms as dyes

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.

a Natural Blue Pigment - Lovely Greens Garden Living and Making

How To Dye Yarn With Goldenrod Flowers

Before industrialization standardized and “chemicalized” the world of dyes, our agrarian ancestors practiced the art of dying yarn.

natural dyes

natural dyes (left top down) madder root, weld chopped stems, cochineal, logwood chips, and (right) dyed wool

Black walnut. via http://paigegreen.wordpress.com/2008/10/13/natural-dyes-with-mimi-and-california-country-magazine/

Natural Dyes with Mimi and California Country Magazine…

Black walnut. via http://paigegreen.wordpress.com/2008/10/13/natural-dyes-with-mimi-and-california-country-magazine/

30 Amazing Plants From Your Garden To Use As Dye

30 Amazing Plants From Your Garden To Use As Dye

By Nikki Tiley (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 to dye with.

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