Bundle-Dyeing with Foraged Plants

Notes on Natural Dyeing Our skin is our largest organ, directly absorbing anything it comes in contact with. By clothing ourselves in natural fabrics dyed with medicinal herbs, flowers, and spices, we can reap the wellness benefits of these plants. This process of imbuing fabrics with plant medicine started within the ancient Indian system ofContinue reading “Bundle-Dyeing with Foraged Plants”

Making Natural Inks and Dyes

In July, I checked out several plant and dye books from Austin Public Library. The two below had several recipes I tried out – I enjoyed making my own vine charcoal with a recipe from Logan’s book and followed Burgess’ recipe for making dye with Poke or Pokeberry. Harvesting Color: How to Find Plants andContinue reading “Making Natural Inks and Dyes”