Fabric printing with St John’s wort

This is a blog post on fabric printing with St John’s wort. St John’s wort is a perennial plant/ weed that grows easily in Mediterranean and temperate climates. Another name for this plant is Hypericum Perforatum. The flowers in particular from this plant produces an amazing variety of colors. The leaves also do produce a … Read more

Natural assistants in fabric dyeing and printing

This blog post is about natural dyeing assistants in fabric dyeing and printing. It simply means that these assistants will aid the uptake of natural dyes onto the fabric. Natural dye’s assistant is not to confuse with mordants. As mordants are mainly to produce and stronger and brighter color. Mordants are also normally made from … Read more

Eco fabric printing with dyers chamomile

This is a blog post on eco fabric printing with dyers chamomile. Eco printing also known as natural printing as it says uses natural dyes and naturally available items. They are like flowers and leaves that are chosen to produce patterns. As a result, they produce one-off patterns and look completely organic. This technique has … Read more

How to choose leaves for natural fabric printing

This blog post is on how to choose leaves for natural fabric printing. I have previously written about fabric printing. In the beginning, there were some with great success and not so with some. Along the way, I found that leaves that make the patterns on natural printing play an important role in the process. … Read more