Category: Dyeing

An Adventure with Fresh Leaf Indigo Dyeing

[For Studio Members] A lesson on growing and dyeing with indigo at a small scale, from seeds to finished projects. These methods are ideal for novice gardeners working in apartments and urban spaces, and detailed photographs show all the steps from seed to dyed scarf.

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Late Winter Natural Dyeing

[Open Access] Artist and forager Caitlin ffrench explores sources for natural dyes she finds in late winter. While she waits for the weather to change and her dye garden to grow, she finds sources for colour in discarded plant material—some from the outside world, some from the kitchen.

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How to Plan A Natural Dye Garden

[Open Access] Dyer and forager Caitlin ffrench is looking forward to spring. In her first column for Digits & Threads, she writes about her favourite dye plants and planning her natural dye garden, and provides tips and resources to help you plan your own.

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