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

How to extract blue dye from woad

How to extract blue dye from woad

This is a blog post on how to extract blue dye from woad plants. Once one knows how to extract blue dye from woad you will be able to use for fabric dyeing. Not too long ago I wrote a blog post on how to […]

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 […]

How to freeze green leafy vegetables

How to freeze green leafy vegetables

This is a blog post on how to freeze green leafy vegetables. In the current pandemic, many of us would just normally go out to do a big shop trip that would last as long as possible. Also, another to reason to this is when […]

How to use drawing fluid for screen printing

How to use drawing fluid for screen printing

This is a blog post on how to use drawing fluid for screen printing. I have been going to back to fabric designing and fabric dyeing lately. I wanted to pursue my dreams and things that hit me from my very heart. So I am […]

How to Devore on silk velvet fabric

How to Devore on silk velvet fabric

This is a blog post on how to Devore silk velvet fabric. I have been experimenting lately on how to create patterns on fabrics. This time I got some chemicals for Devore lying around so now I am dying to try them out. Devore comes […]

Premiere Vision Paris beginners guide

Premiere Vision Paris beginners guide

This a blog post on Premiere Vision Paris beginners guide. It is based purely on my own honest experience with this textile trade show. For many of you who don’t know what is Premiere Vision here is the link to their website. It is an […]