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The Art of Natural Dyeing

Ever have a bunch of blueberries in the fridge that are just too old to eat?  Or how about the scraps of onion skins, carrot peels or left over spinach from making homemade soup?   542 more words

Tie Dye

RED WORKSHOP!!

Last chance to sign up for the Red natural dye workshop in Bryn Athyn! There is still room


Madder root grown here in PA

Plant dyed pebble dragons

Dragons galore!

I’m growing really fond of these sweet, little dragons. They’re quick enough, and the pebble weave means that they use far less yarn compared to other patterns. 94 more words

Card Weaving

Rosehip

I’d gathered a basket of rose hips last autumn to make syrup, left them in the fridge and forgot about them.  After a while I decided to make them into dye instead.   50 more words

Art Doll

Brennesle

This was my first nettle dyed doll.  The green wasn’t supposed to be so intense but it turned out to be a bit of a happy accident.   72 more words

Art Doll

Dye plants

Yesterday I decided I would like to play around with dyeing some fabric scraps, using plants.

I chose several locally growing species, and tested them by steeping in hot water, and imprinting them onto paper. 421 more words