Making & Using Natural Dyes

If you listened to my episode on Natural Dyes with Nicola Mehdi, you may be interested to see some of her work. Nicola has kindly allowed me to use her images to give you an idea of what can be achieved using ingredients found in your own home and garden.

Silk chiffon dyed with Nicola’s Dahlias
Linen napkins dyed with Dahlias.  Eco-printed wool napkin rings.
White silk eco-printed with leaves
Daffodil dyed silk chiffon
Solar dye jars…
and the silk dyed in them.
Red cabbage dye experiment
A typical natural dye palette

With thanks to Nicola for sharing these images. If you manage to create some dyes of your own, please share them with me on social media!

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