Plant dyeing articles
Printing with plant dyes
Step-by-step tutorial for making and using a print paste made with plant dyes. For screen printing, block printing, painting, etc.
Turning natural dye into pigment
This is a step-by-step tutorial for making natural pigments. Why waste leftover dye baths after dyeing fabric or yarn? You can easily turn them into pigments that you can later use to make paints. From watercolor paint, to oil paint or even wall paint, botanical pigments can be used for different kind of projects.
Printing with leaves
Eco printing is a process of transferring the leaf image directly onto the cloth. There are many variations possible in this process and I am sharing all my striking results together with process tips on my Substack.
How to dye with plants
Plant dyeing took the internet by storm. There are now countless plant dyers sharing inspiration online. In this post I am sharing a step-by-step tutorial how to use natural dyes for dyeing. I talk about fibers you can dye, list natural dyes you can use, explain how to prepare fibers, extract and and apply dyes.
Dyeing with oak leaves
Autumn bears beautiful gifts for those looking for seasonal colors. Today, I'm sharing a natural dyeing tutorial. To dye linen pants I collected oak leaves. Alternatives for making grey are oak galls, alder cones, acorns, or black tea. These dyes contain high concentrations of tannins, which can be modified with iron.