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: dye

Fabric dyeing with pomegranate

Fabric dyeing with pomegranate

This is a blog post on fabric dyeing with pomegranate. Pomegranate is a fruit that is grown the tropics that are now easily available to buy in supermarkets. I have bought mine online from Waitrose grocery supermarket. Only the rinds yield the dye colors, not […]

Growing and harvesting woad

Growing and harvesting woad

This blog post is about growing and harvesting woad at home. Woad also call as Isatis tinctoria or dyer’s woad is an all ancient dye plant for obtaining blue dyes. It was available in Europe and use a blue dye before indigo was imported as […]

Dyeing fabric with dandelion

Dyeing fabric with dandelion

Here is a blog post on fabric dyeing with dandelion. It’s spring season now dandelions are blooming at its peak. Dandelions are also at its peak again during the autumn season. Plus it’s a free weed that is quite easily available. I am currently experimenting […]

How to dye fabrics using indigo at home.

How to dye fabrics using indigo at home.

This is a blog post on how to dye fabrics using indigo. This indigo vat is using hydro sulphate method. There 3 different methods to mix indigo vat using different ingredients. The goals of these ingredients are the same as it’s the deoxygenation process that […]

Setting up equipment for indigo fabric dyeing

Setting up equipment for indigo fabric dyeing

Here is a blog post on setting up equipment for indigo fabric dyeing. Recently I have started to experiment with indigo dyeing at home. I had great success being it my first time. I have always love natural dyeing. As it’s something that is easy […]

Natural (plant-based) mordants in fabric dyeing

Natural (plant-based) mordants in fabric dyeing

This a blog post on natural (plant-based) mordants in fabric dyeing. Nowadays there is a big wave of saving the planet and environment. The textiles industry has been going in the same way too. Using more eco /environmentally friendly products that cause less harm to […]

Dyeing with blackberry how to do it at home

Dyeing with blackberry how to do it at home

After coming across to s glut of wild blackberries I have decided to do some dyeing with blackberry. While I am not asking anyone to go out and buy some blackberry from the supermarket just for dyeing. But if you excess or they are no […]