A color guide to the best plants for dyeing fabric and fibers naturally

People have been dyeing fabric and fibers with plants for thousands of years, and you can too! In fact, chances are that you have plenty of plant material in your garden, refrigerator, and pantry to do just that. Onions, blueberries, and spinach are just a few plants that you can use to create beautiful fabric dyes. Read on for more info!

If you’ve ever dyed fabric at home, chances are you probably used one of the packets you can buy at the pharmacy or local sewing shop. Instead of using…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/a-color-guide-to-the-best-plants-for-dyeing-fabric-and-fibers-naturally
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