I have seen several references to dyeing yarns with Ivy vines, but none of them seem to have any detailed instructions.… Read more...
Anti-microbial Effects of Natural Dyes
Natural dyes are a good thing. In my research, I came across numerous research studies that have been done in the past several years about dye plants and their effectiveness against harmful microbes such as:
Did you know that textiles dyed with plant dyes can be good for you?
As a part of my personal search for a healthier lifestyle, I am on an ongoing quest to learn more about natural plant dyes, their uses and how to achieve the range of colours that plant dyes can produce.… Read more...
Flame of the Forest Natural Plant Dye
for 100 grams of fibre
20 grams Flame of the Forest Dye Powder
I gathered some Eucalyptus leaves during a recent visit to Corfu. Eucalyptus makes a wonderful dye, both from the leaves and the bark.… Read more...