Use vegetables and fruits to make these nontoxic natural dyes that are safe for the skin.

Make Natural Dyes With Leftover Fruits and Vegetables

Use vegetables and fruits to make these nontoxic natural dyes. Mordants/fixatives used: For fruit dyes, simmer the fabric in cup salt and 4 cups water. For vegetable dyes, simmer in one cup vinegar and four cups water.

By Nikki Phipps (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. There has been some evidence that the commercial productsRead this artice

30 Amazing Plants From Your Garden To Use As Dye

By Nikki Phipps (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. There has been some evidence that the commercial productsRead this artice

A little dash of salt can give your project a whole new look. Create shapes, words, and more by following this Salt Resist Tie Dye Technique.

Salt Resist Tie Dye Technique

Use salt to create subtle, textured designs in tie-dye with this salt resist tie-dye technique. Find instructions with photos and a sample tie-dye result.

Natural Dyeing With Coffee And Tea

Natural Dyeing With Coffee And Tea

I thought I’d post an idea for anyone who wants to try dyeing yarn at home using ingredients readily found in your kitchen. It’s more of a staining method rather than an actual dye but it works all...

Adventures in Food-based Yarn Dyeing

I thought I’d post an idea for anyone who wants to try dyeing yarn at home using ingredients readily found in your kitchen. It’s more of a staining method rather than an actual dye but it works all…

Natural Dyeing: Colours from the Supermarket

Natural Dyeing: Colours from the Supermarket

Dyeing Yarn, Textile Dyeing, Dyeing Fabric, Fabric Yarn, Textile Art, Paint Fabric, Natural Dye Fabric, Natural Dyeing, Red Cabbage

DIY Sharpie Tie Dye Shoes Tutorial!

Made In Michigan: DIY Tie Dye Shoes (with Sharpies!) I am so definitely doing this!

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 **

So many ways to tie dye your spiral tee this summer. Try one of these awesome pattern techniques today with Tulip One-Step Tie Dye!

More t-shirt crafts. So many ways to tie dye your spiral tee this summer. Try one of these awesome pattern techniques today with Tulip One-Step Tie Dye!

Coppermordant usin old pennies - info on alternatives to chemical mordants when using plant dyes to naturally dye wool ... be careful with this one

Copper mordant using old pennies - info on alternatives to chemical mordants when using plant dyes to naturally dye wool. I used old copper tubing and it worked great!

For the Makers: How to Use Natural Dyes on Fabric

For the Makers: How to Use Natural Dyes on Fabric - A college course I took included yarn dying with natural items. This is a great way to incorporate science into art!

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