Eco Printing Workshops 2020

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A listing of various Eco Printing or Eco Dyeing Workshops, Classes and Retreats ready for you to discover in 2020. I’ve been super busy in my dye shop lately, eco printing all kinds of fabrics from silk scarves and cotton shirts to watercolor papers and greeting cards. My fascination with this slow fashion, sustainable way […]

Iron Mordant Recipe

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How to make an Iron Mordant or Iron Modifier for Natural Dyeing and Eco Printing If you have dabbled with natural dyeing or eco printing of fabric, paper or yarn, then you are probably familiar with the use of Mordants to help affix the dye. This can be as simple as soaking in Soy Milk […]

How to Make Dye from Acorns

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Learn how to make a Natural Dye made from Acorns for Cotton Fabric In the past year or so, I shared my natural dyeing experiments with black walnuts, dandelions and black beans. Continuing this series, I wanted to show you how to dye cotton fabric towels using Acorns. Last Fall, my hubby and I spent […]

Natural Dye from Plants: Dandelions

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How to Dye Yarn or Fabric Naturally using the Dandelion Flowers from your backyard Welcome to my new Natural Dyeing Series.  I’ve been wanting to delve into the fun world of making natural dye from plants for a while now so I’m super excited. It’s actually pretty easy to make natural dye from plants such as dandelions, […]

How to Ecoprint on Paper

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Eco Printing or Eco Dyeing on Paper Learn how to print beautiful papers using leaves and flowers with this step by step Eco Printing Tutorial Last year, I started my venture into eco printing with leaves, stems and flowers gathered in my garden which I then printed onto silk chiffon and cotton fabric. Those prints […]

Natural Yarn Dyeing with Black Beans

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How to Dye Yarn or Fabric with Black Beans – a Natural Dyeing Tutorial Here comes another experiment in my Natural Dyeing Series. Did you know that you can dye fabric and yarn with food? Before the invention of synthetic dyes, people dyed all of their fabrics and yarn with natural things like tea, onion […]