How To Make Your Own Natural Dyes
by Ashley English / Illustration by Olivia De Salve Villedieu This article originally appeared on Modern Farmer. Back to the land — it’s officially back. Magazines, conferences and books devoted to the DIY ethos abound. But learning practical skills doesn’t have to mean signing up for a lifetime of lumpy
Dyeing with Peach Leaves
If you have never attempted dyeing with peach leaves, it is not difficult. Read here for more instruction to obtain a good yellow dye from peach leaves.
Make a Rainbow of Natural Dyes with These 5 Weeds | Joybilee® Farm | DIY | Herbs | Gardening |
Make a rainbow of color using common weeds as natural dyes. With a little coaxing and time, these five weeds offer beautiful, vibrant colour variety and colourfastness.
Dye Plants for Eco Printing and Eco Dyeing
Introductory notes: The search for hidden colours, forms and textures is for me the lure of eco dyeing and eco printing, and a form of art. Eco dyeing and eco printing are essentially direct contac…
How to Make Natural Dye Using Goldenrod
It's easy to dye fabric with goldenrod to create a beautiful yellow color. This method for dyeing with goldenrod gives delightful results!
Textile dyed with hibiscus
Experimenting with making natural dyes. These silk fabrics are dyed using a dye bad made of dried hibiscus flowers. check my blog for more info: esthervaneden.blogspot.com
Making My Own Watercolor Paints from Ozark Pigments
A year ago this month I began painting with my handmade watercolor paints. Click through to read the story of how it all began.
Guide to Natural Earth Pigment Oil Paint — Tanya Val - Anchorage, Alaska - Wedding Florist and Abstract Fine Artist
natural earth pigment - oil paint guide For the last month I’ve been experimenting with using Natural Earth Paint pigments for painting and I’ve been so obsessed with the process. It feels quite rewarding creating my own oil paint and the fact that it’s entirely natural makes the process so meani
Dye Plants to Forage in Fall
Even once cold weather has set in, there are still so many wonderful dye plants to forage in fall - you just have to know what to look for! This post will share suggestions to help keep your dye pot going, right through Autumn. Summer is such a time of abundance. Everywhere you go, you're almost certain to be surrounded by plants that would make a good natural dye. I think Summertime plant dyeing is made even more joyful by the fact that you can do your foraging in short sleeves, and can…