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

Mordants in natural dyeing (part 2)

Mordants in natural dyeing (part 2)

This is a continuation of part 2 on the use mordants in natural dyeing. In this part I am focusing the use chrome and copper. Part 1 of the post on the use of mordants like alum, iron and tin are here¬†Mordant in natural dyeing […]

Mordant in natural dyeing (part 1)

Mordant in natural dyeing (part 1)

Recent;y I have started using natural dyes again. There is a lot written on this subject of using mordant in natural dyes. I have use mordants sometimes I don’t use mordants. It all depends of the property of the natural dye that you are going […]

Natural fabric dyeing

Natural fabric dyeing

Using natural dye for fabric has a special place in my heart. As I have used it while I was in art and design college. At that time I didn’t have a garden as I was living in a flat. For my finally project I […]

Dahlia flowers and ivy dyeing

Dahlia flowers and ivy dyeing

I have grown dahlia in my garden just for eating?!! I have yet to try any of them as the dahlias are still flowering at the moment. I have out recently that one can use the dahlia flowers and ivy for dyeing. I have an […]

Mono print on fabric

Mono print on fabric

Mono print on fabric I wrote awhile back about how I have recently started to do some mono print on fabric using a screen printing techniques. I have found out that in printing big quantities of fabric is rather challenging. It’s my first attempt printing […]

Mono print on screen

Mono print on screen

At the moment I am still my niche of what I like to make or do with textiles. There is just so many to choose from!! Weaving, spinning wool, knitting, embriordery and so on. I have just recently done a direct mono print onto habotai […]