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Reading an MSDS for Home Dyers: Part 1

Understanding how to read a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is important for any home dyer. Especially if you are doing Natural Dyeing, or Eco Printing, it’s good to know just how “natural” or “eco” your materials really are.

silk scarf eco printed

Introduction to Eco Printing

What is eco printing? This is a form of natural dyeing using direct-to-fabric or -paper printing from leaves, stems or flowers. Almost …

Nuno felt magnified with wool and mohair

Fibers Under a Microscope

Let’s get up close with some wool, silk, and mohair Nuno felt fibers. Really, really close. I always wanted to see the …

eco printing tutorial

How To Eco Print

Nature printing, or eco printing, is the art of pressing leaves onto a fabric or paper surface and extracting the natural dyes …

Summer Dyeing

The Colorado summer has kept me from the computer for awhile! But I have been busy natural dyeing silk fabric.  My idea …