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JaponTex Holiday Event – Free!

Join us Saturday December 4 at JaponTex at the historic La Conner Civic Garden Club in La Conner Washington.  JaponTex is a free event for all things Japanese and features textile artists Patricia Belyea, Mary Pettus and Sylvia Pippen.  The artists will be showing their holiday gift items and Botanical Colors will make an indigo vat for dipping for you to […]

Indigo dyed eggs and naturally dyed eggs, too.  The instructions for the naturally dyed eggs are below.

Easy and Fun DIY Indigo Dyed Easter Eggs

About Food says that “Easter falls in the spring, the yearly time of renewal, when the earth renews itself after a long, cold winter. The word Easter comes to us from the Norsemen’s Eostur, Eastar, Ostara and Ostar and the pagan goddess Eostre all of which include the season of the growing sun and rebirth. […]

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Brightening Up Those “Underthings”

It’s so easy to brighten up your underthings with lush natural dye colors like cochineal, lac and Quebracho. Materials Any natural fiber underthings – socks, camisoles or panties.  Look for 100% cotton, Modal, Tencel, silk or bamboo fiber content. Fiber blends like wool/cotton or silk/cotton or nylon also work well.  Microfiber, polyester and acrylic will […]

Twelve Days of Color

  This year, we chose twelve natural dye colors as our countdown to Christmas Day and received a number of requests to list them all in one place.  The original post is linked to the dye name so click in order to see the information. Have as much fun with them as we did! Day […]

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Botanical Colors Joins Makers Row’s Roster of U.S. Manufacturers

Do you know about Maker’s Row? Well, Botanical Colors just got listed on it and we are so proud to be part of their online database for U.S. manufacturers. Maker’s Row wants to make it easier for businesses to access and produce their goods from companies in the United States. To help with that, the […]

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Talking Natural Dyes with Lissa the Shop

We were so excited that LISSA the shop contacted us for an interview! LISSA hopes to be an online leader for selling a curated collection of eco-conscious clothing for stylish women, “for that every day, relaxed elegance. Not too granola, nothing too fancy.” Part of Lissa’s eco-formula for success will be opting for clothing made […]