Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Category: DIY

Fabric dyeing with mangosteen

Fabric dyeing with mangosteen

This is a blog post on fabric dyeing with mangosteen. What exactly is mangosteen? Mangosteen is an exotic tropical fruit that is only can be grown in the tropics. Here is more information on mangosteen. There isn’t much on the internet written about it for […]

Fabric dyeing with weld

Fabric dyeing with weld

This is a blog post on fabric dyeing with weld. Weld is also known as reseda luteala. It is actually a weed that grows wild in the woods. It is one of the few yellow dyes that are lasting (not fade easily) dyes if it […]

How to eco print on fabric using microwave

How to eco print on fabric using microwave

Here is a blog post on how to eco print fabric using the microwave. Eco print simply means producing natural prints on fabrics. It uses flowers and leaves to produce prints using natural dyes and mordants. I have started knowing about this craft sometime last […]

Fabric dyeing with dyers chamomile

Fabric dyeing with dyers chamomile

This is a blog post on fabric dyeing with dyers chamomile. Dyers Chamomile is different from chamomile tea. It is not edible (not much is known about it) and the variety is known as Anthemis tinctoria. It is different from chamomile tea as we know. […]

Dyeing with pre-reduced indigo dye

Dyeing with pre-reduced indigo dye

Here is a blog post on dyeing with pre-reduced indigo dye powder and mixes. Today I have tried a pre-reduced indigo dye. I live in the UK there is not much chance of growing my own indigo in my back garden here. Therefore, I relay […]

Digital fabric design with adobe photoshop

Digital fabric design with adobe photoshop

This is a blog post on digital fabric design with adobe photoshop. It is a very big topic to write in a blog post. However, I have now gained much more confidence in using Adobe Photoshop and want to write about it. I am pretty […]

Fabric dyeing with Logwood.

Fabric dyeing with Logwood.

This is a blog post on fabric dyeing with Logwood. Logwood produces violets, greys, and blacks. Logwood’s scientific name Haematoxylon compechianum comes from the heartwood of the logwood tree. Logwood tree is grown in the forest of Central America. It is cheap to buy from […]