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Using Natural Dyes In Your Kitchen

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Using Natural Dyes In Your Kitchen

Dyed cloth has been an important part of cultural identity and a driver of historical processes throughout human history (learn more here). There is almost an infinite variety of natural materials that can be used for dyeing but in this tutorial I am highlighting a few of my favorites to create a beautiful color palette for wool, cotton, or linen cloth and yarn. Ingredients from the kitchen for dyeing The Basics When using natural materials to dye wool or cotton you will need a mordant. A mordant is often a mineral compound that helps to lock color into the fiber...

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