Natural Dye Tips and Tutorials

Colorfast vs fugitive dyes

Colorfast vs fugitive dyes
What is the difference between colourfast and fugitive dyes?  How do you know if a dye is colorfast? And does it matter?

Natural dye journeys to Mexico

Natural dye journeys to Mexico
Visiting cochineal farms and natural dye studios in Oaxaca, Mexico

Dyeing with safflower

Dyeing with safflower
Experiments in dyeing with safflower - orange, yellow and pink

Grow your own natural dye garden

Grow your own natural dye garden
Plant your own natural dye garden, starting from seed!

Overdyeing with Natural Dyes

Overdyeing with Natural Dyes
Overdyeing - layering natural dyes to create new shades

Foraging for dye plants

Foraging for dye plants
Foraging for fall dye plants such as goldenrod and walnut