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Natural plant dyes are the perfect combination of conservation, gardening, and fiber arts joy, and here you will find tools to help your creativity bloom. Join me on this journey!
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- Growing WeldAn ancient dye plant with true yellow staying power – welcome to Weld! Weld – Dyer’s Rocket (Reseda luteola) – Click for seeds! Weld, also known as Dyer’s Rocket or Dyer’s Weed (officially Reseda luteola) is a member of the brassicaContinue reading “Growing Weld”
- Natural Orange Dye – The Magic of JewelweedI’ve been taking advantage of the late summer/early fall surplus of lovely jewelweed, made easier to reach due to the low water levels this year. I’m happy to share this dye tutorial with you and look forward to hearing aboutContinue reading “Natural Orange Dye – The Magic of Jewelweed”
- Dyeing Pink with Hopi Red Dye AmaranthThis is a long-promised post about my method of dyeing with the gorgeous Hopi Red Dye Amaranth plant. I have another post with more details about growing this plant over here. I’ve grown this amaranth for several years now, andContinue reading “Dyeing Pink with Hopi Red Dye Amaranth”
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