Learn how to dye cotton with a natural, foraged acorn dye. No mordants needed!

I wish my acorn-obsessed 9 year old self knew about this! how to dye cotton with a natural, foraged acorn dye

Red and White Hand Dyed Shibori Fabric

Red and White Hand Dyed Shibori Fabric

Hand dyed Shibori bundle by dyer Rachel Switzer comes in a palette of cherry and wine reds contrasted against clean, bright white in Robert Kaufman Kona cotton. via CapeCodShibori on Etsy

Irit Dulman - although I would like this pattern on a real dress JJ. Cut out pattern pieces, then dye.

ecoprint Irit Dulman - although I would like this pattern on a real dress JJ. Cut out pattern pieces, then dye.

India Flint - cloth and colour, plant material rolled in cloth and heated

natural fabric dyeing for nature pattern India Flint - cloth and colour, plant material rolled in cloth and heated

hand dyeing wool naturally...lovely colors

Poppytalk: DIY: Natural Dye Table Runner by Kathreen Ricketson - Dyeing wool with natural dyes

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30 Amazing Plants From Your Garden To Use As Dye

30 plants that you can grow in your garden to use as natural dye! By Nikki Tiley (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden)

hand-dyed napkins made by Polly Lyster

Hand-dyed napkins by British colorist & dye artist Polly Lyster of Dyeworks using vintage linens. via style court

indigo vat recipe written by Earth Hues. They are a wonderful company supporting agriculture, natural color and artisans around the world. I order my pigment from them and every time I order, I ask where the pigment is from. Most of the time the pigment has been from El Salvador. This is the recipe they provide and it's fantastic!

\ \ \ \ \ THE RECIPE / / / / / MAKING AN INDIGO VAT \ \ \ \ \/ / / / / Here is the indigo vat recipe written by Earth Hues. They are a wonderful company supporting agriculture, natural color and artisans around the world.

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