What Plants Are Best for Each Dye Color?

What Plants Are Best for Each Dye Color?

Shades of ORANGE – Alder (Alnus rubra) (Bark)- orange – Barberry (mahonia sp.) yellow orange (with alum) very strong & permanent. Any part of the plant will work. – Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis) (root when cut open)- will give a good orange...
Using Natural Materials To Dye Fabrics

Using Natural Materials To Dye Fabrics

Types of fabric to use Not all fabric can be easily dyed with natural materials. The best ones to use are those made from natural materials themselves. Cotton, silk, wool and linen will take the dye the best. Synthetic blends will take some dye, but will usually be...
Making Natural Dyes from Plants

Making Natural Dyes from Plants

Did you know that a great source for natural dyes can be found right in your own back yard! Roots, nuts and flowers are just a few common natural ways to get many colors. Yellow, orange, blue, red, green, brown and grey are available. Go ahead, experiment! Gathering...
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