Growing and Harvesting Madder root

This is a blog post on growing and harvesting madder root. Madder is an old ancient natural dye. it is also known with its Latin name as Rubia tinctorum. The color mainly comes from its root. I have recently looked into natural dyeing in more detail like using it as a fugitive dye. Fugitive simply … Read more

Fabric printing with Logwood

This blog post is about fabric printing with logwood. This is my latest and new experiment in printing fabrics. Logwood is actually a chipped bark that produces a lovely deep purple color. It is a stunning color that now many natural fabric printers are using to print fabrics. It is also used in natural dyeing … Read more

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 is necessary to so that indigo turns and dyes the … Read more