You can dye leather black naturally with vinegar and iron. Continue reading How To Dye Leather Black Naturally
I’ve tried some resist printing with different pastes using flour, starch, wax, and oil. I was inpired from the following articles: Indian resist printing with wax, African mud cloth (bogolanfini) made with starch resist, soy wax printing, different wax resist instructions, and flour paste resist printing.
I’ve dyed blue with black hollyhock flowers. Continue reading Blue Dye From Black Hollyhock Flowers
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to dye fabric blue with black beans.
- black beans
- fabric or yarn
- iron liquor
I’ve made some tie dye samples using Indian and Japanese tie dye techniques. The first picture shows Japanese shibori designs, such as here and here. Continue reading DIY Indian And Japanese Tie Dye, And Print Samples
Here are some dye samples I’ve made using black beans. Continue reading Black Bean Dye Samples – Purple, Grey Green, And Blue
Black tea even stains polyester as these dye samples show! Continue reading Black Tea Dye On Polyester Lace and Fabric
Here are some more dye samples I’ve made. The first is common bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) on cotton fabric and silk fabric. To get this dark purple color, it’s necessary to use common bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) with dark red flesh; blueberries (Vaccinium cyanococcus) with white flesh don’t work. The fabrics aren’t mordanted. Continue reading Black, Purple, And Rust-Colored Dye Samples
These are yellow and orange natural dye samples which I’ve made. Continue reading Yellow And Orange Natural Dyes – Turmeric, Saffron, Onion Skin
- onion skins
- brown or white eggs
- cooking pot