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

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 […]

Fabric dyeing with hardy hibiscus

Fabric dyeing with hardy hibiscus

It’s summertime hardy hibiscus are in full bloom. I have found a great plant near where I leave and I have managed a substantial harvest (30- 40 flower buds). I love natural fabric dyeing with every day let it be food or weeds found easily. […]

Dyeing with avocado

Dyeing with avocado

Recently I have been eating and collecting lots of avocados. They are also good for you. For dyeing with avocado, I have been drying the skins and pits in the greenhouse. It’s funny how they make good dyes as the flesh is such vibrant green. […]