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Like me, you were probably captivated with tie-dye when you were a kid. Folding, tying knots, mixing colors and not knowing how it would turn out. This summer this childhood fascination resurfaced in the form of Japanese shibori. A trend that has popped up all over in fashion and home decor, indigo dyeing is everywhere … How To: Shibori Dyeing Techniques Read More »

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To celebrate the month of March, and the anticipation of Spring, I wanted to share a fun beginner tutorial on floral bundle dyeing you can do in the comforts of your home! In my previous post, I gave some insight as to how to gather and collect flowers and foliage and store them for future dye projects. Let’s use some of those goods as we create a floral dyed kerchief. For this tutorial, you will need: A piece of cotton cloth Soy milk Twine Vinegar Flower petals (I’m using marigolds…

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These four mandalas were created using a new technique for me: Ice dyeing. After reading all I could find, and watching several clips from You Tube, I gave it a try. There are many ways to figure a contraption, but the goal is to drain the water and dye away from the fabric, and contain the mess. I used a discarded fish rack from our grill, and securely tied it to a Rubbermaid container through the holes. This was not as stable as it should have been so don't follow my lead. You have to…

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HOW TO TIE DYE WITH BLEACH. Click through to get the look of tie dye or shibori printed patterns with one simple household product. #diy #diyideas #shibori #neutrals #neutraltextiles #craftproject #fabricproject #tuedye #reversetiedye

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Ce printemps se fait timide, il sort un rayon mais le reprend aussi vite, se fait frileux, capricieux même selon certains, il joue et...

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Eugene Textile Center’s color maeven, Janis Thompson taught an eco dye workshop, in the style of India Flint. We foraged dyestuff from our yards and fields and travels and made masterpieces! …

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As a brand dedicated to revitalize the craft of weaving and naturally dyeing, we are invested in learning and teaching the beautiful and ancient art of natural dyeing. Natural dyeing is the practice of using natural ingredients such as plants and food waste to obtain colors to dye fabric with.

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In this blog post I'll share with you my first experiment with fresh leaf indigo dyeing on cellulose fibres. I'm in love with this pretty shade of teal! I didn't know if it would work on cellulose as I've read that it's best on protein fibres, but I'm thrilled with the results. I've been growing a couple of pots of Dyer's Knotweed / Japanese Indigo (Persicaria tinctoria) on my balcony this summer (about 6 plants in total). The plants didn't seem to like the intense heat in the summer but…

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Indigo is an ancient color, a natural dye extracted from a plant of the same name, and the only true blue dye in nature. It's been found in ancient Egyptia

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Have you tried avocado dyeing but were hoping for brighter pinks? Or maybe you've been meaning to try for a while but had a few questions before you started. I hope the tips in this blog post will help you. My eBook/book Botanical Colour at your Fingertips contains the full step-by-steps of my dyeing and soya mordanting methods. This blog post isn't a definitive guide on avocado dyeing, but it's an extension of what is already in my book. Maybe you've read it but still had some questions? To…

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