A little dash of salt can give your project a whole new look. Create shapes, words, and more by following this Salt Resist Tie Dye Technique.

Salt Resist Tie Dye Technique

Use salt to create subtle, textured designs in tie-dye with this salt resist tie-dye technique. Find instructions with photos and a sample tie-dye result.

Natural Dyeing with Flowers in the studio with NYC textile designer Cara Marie Piazza. Photographed by Sophia Moreno-Bunge. via Gardenista

Freyja Wrap Scarf

Love this flower dyeing technique. Natural Dyeing with Flowers in the studio with NYC textile designer Cara Marie Piazza. Photographed by Sophia Moreno-Bunge. via Gardenista

Shimura Fukumi | weaver + writer + designer + dyer + teacher | b. Omihachirin, Shiga Prefecture, Japan 1924 | in 1955, began textile dyeing and weaving at the age of 32 | in 1990 was designated a Living National Treasure of Japan for her Tsumugi (kimono) plant-dyed silk fabrics

Shimura Fukumi - Weaver, Writer, Designer, Dyer and Teacher In 1990 she was designated a Living National Treasure of Japan for her Tsumugi (kimono) plant-dyed silk fabrics.

Cotton cloth dyed yellow and hand painted with mud by women.  Found in Mali.  Resist dye technique.

resist dye technique ~ cotton cloth dyed yellow and hand painted with mud by women in mali

Use vegetables and fruits to make these nontoxic natural dyes that are safe for the skin.

Make Natural Dyes With Leftover Fruits and Vegetables

Use vegetables and fruits to make these nontoxic natural dyes. Mordants/fixatives used: For fruit dyes, simmer the fabric in cup salt and 4 cups water. For vegetable dyes, simmer in one cup vinegar and four cups water.

DIY Shibori: Learn From the Experts on Etsy - interesting article with awesome photos

DIY Shibori: Learn From the Experts on Etsy - interesting article with awesome photos

Look what I found at UncommonGoods: Indigo Textile Dye Kit for $30 #uncommongoods

Indigo Textile Dye Kit

Look what I found at UncommonGoods: Indigo Textile Dye Kit for JPY

Eco-printing at Eugene Textile Center - some of the materials on this silk scarf are marigold petals, blackberries and blackberry leaves, cranesbill, twinberry

Eco Dye

Eco-printing at Eugene Textile Center - some of the materials on this silk scarf are marigold petals, blackberries and blackberry leaves, cranesbill, twinberry - tinta con fiori, foglie e frutti

Leave it to dear friend and celebrated photographer Andrea Gentl, and natural dyer and textile designer Cara Marie Piazza, to show us how…

Floral Imprinting

Floral Imprinting--Photographer Andrea Gentl, and natural dyer and textile designer Cara Marie Piazza

Pole wound shibori | by Mandy Southan | Trained as a textile designer, has pursued her love of colour and pattern through a wide range of media including silk painting and screen printing, batik, oil, watercolour and pastel painting. She is especially interested in traditional and contemporary resist techniques including Japanese yuzen dyeing, rozome and shibori, which are the focus of her current work.

Pole wound shibori | by Mandy Southan | Trained as a textile designer, has pursued her love of colour and pattern through a wide range of media including silk painting and screen printing, batik, oil, watercolour and pastel painting. She is especially interested in traditional and contemporary resist techniques including Japanese yuzen dyeing, rozome and shibori, which are the focus of her current work.

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