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Boil some white cloth in a pot with avocado skins & pits - you get pink fabric!

via Gerdiary: More Pink--Avocado ~ Boil the skins and pit and soak cloth overnight ~ turns white fabric pink.

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Extracting the dye potential of Avocado.

Here is a fun dye method that gives you uncommon results

Here is a fun dye method that gives you uncommon results

Tutorial on how to naturally dye fabric with avocado skins (by Rebecca Desnos)

Natural Shades of Pink :: Dyeing cellulose fabric with Avocado Skins with Rebecca Desnos

Red cabbage dye with baking soda added (alkaline pH.)

Red cabbage dye with baking soda added (alkaline pH.) - Seems as though it may not be all that light-fast and colors will fade quickly.

For a natural twist on tie dying, use berries and plants to tie dye shirts, cloth bags and more. Materials: salt fixative for berry dyes (½ c salt to 8 c of water), plant fixative for plant dyes (4 parts cold water to 1 part vinegar), fabric. Steps: 1) Soak fabric in fixative for an hour. 2) Squeeze out excess water and rinse in cool water. 3) Boil equal parts water and natural dye material of choice using our guide. Simmer for an hour. 4) Place wet fabric in dye bath. 5) Let soak overnight.

For a natural twist on tie dying, use berries and plants to tie dye shirts, cloth bags and more. Materials: salt fixative for berry dyes (½ c salt to 8 c of wat on The Cedrus

This is the second part of my roundup of all the different natural dyes I have been experimenting on during the past year. The first part was about collecting yourself from the nature, but not ever...

Natural Dyeing: Colours from the Supermarket

Page about natural dyeing, interesting! Maybe research about natural dyes and make a report about it for school?

WOW! What a colour. bougainvillea+the sun for 3-4 days= pretty colour... don't forget to mordant in alum...

KnitterPat: Natural Dyeing with Bougainvillea "The yarn is mordanted with alum before immersing in the bougainvillea bath for about 3 to 5 days in the sun. No boiling is required.

What happens when you dye with avocado skins?  A beautiful lime green......no...the most notstaligic looking dusky pinks.

Diy boiled Avocado Skin dye - to make a beautiful vintage dusty rose colored dye for fabrics, lace, paper & etc.

Dye fabric using stuff you already have: Soak fabric in warm water until completely wet. In a pot, add 4 c. water, 1 c. vinegar & 1 small bottle of food coloring. Mix colors to get more color options. After mixing, place on stove on high. Put fabric in pot & move it around to make sure it gets wet.  Put a lid on it & boil for 5 min. Rinse fabric under cold water. Hang to dry.

dye fabric using 1 cup vinegar regular food coloring in a boiling water for 5 min.

For the Makers: How to Use Natural Dyes on Fabric                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Future professional life - Apparel Design: To dye fabrics, use natural fruits and vegetables.

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