Category: eco dyeing

Tiny indigo harvest

I was feeling embarrassed about my neglected dye garden and was continuing to ignore it. But an Instagram account I follow posted about her experiments dyeing little pieces of cloth with a small amount...

Late summer dyeing

My blogs were down for awhile. I changed something that had a drastic effect and it has taken awhile to get back to posting. My gardening blog is still not working right, in fact....

RFD Linen squares

RFD = ready for dyeing It was quite handy to have a stash of precut, prescoured, pre-soyatreated, cured linen squares. When the urge to dye strikes, I can just grab one and throw it...

Avocado dye

After a lot of procrastination, it finally became time to dye with all the avocado skins and pits I’ve been saving up for the past six months or so. Need the freezer space. I...

Concertina into dyepot

This is a large project from India Flint’s course “being (t)here 2021.” The project’s official name is the nomad’s notebook. I enjoyed plucking bits of plants here and there and assembling the bundle. However,...

Red Onionskin and Lady’s Mantle

I learned on Instagram that Lady’s Mantle will yield dye. So I cut a large bunch from the front of the house and made an extract with it. I still have a few squares...

Onion skin printing

Eco-printing occurs in its own time. Usually, it feels like too much to undertake. Then suddenly, it is fine, easy and fun. I’ve been saving onion skins in a bag near the kitchen counter....