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This appears to be the results of a woad experiment. This dyer does much of her work with rainwater.

Natural dyes with foraged acorns. Stack on left without mordants. Stack on right with post-dye iron modifier. Oh my, acorns. Slow fashion experiments by Katrina Rodabaugh. www.katrinarodabaugh.com

Natural dyes with foraged acorns. Stack on left without mordants. Stack on right with post-dye iron modifier.

Use the head of the cabbage to produce gorgeous lilac purples or blue-greys. Also, the outer leaves of the cabbage (which you'll have access to if you grow your own cabbage or intern on a farm!) produce the most beautiful soft greens.

Emma Bowen from Milkwood, Australia talks to Belinda Sheekey about the wide range of plants you can grow for dyeing. From turmeric and red cabbage to onion skins and pomegranates.

Natural green dye from Sheep Sorrel! OMG so pretty

PLANT DYES

Sheep Sorrel (Rumex acetosella) creating green, yellow, brown and almost black.

Goldenrod Flowers Early in the season, before the bloom, pretreated with Soya milk, we must try it this year

Goldenrod Flowers Early in the season, before the bloom, pretreated with Soya milk?

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