10 Natural Dye Instagram Feeds We Can’t Get Enough Of

We love being inspired by our community and to see who is doing what and where! While some of these feeds are a little new to Instagram, others are seasoned members and continue to inspire. Here are 10 feeds we can’t stop going back to but are no means the complete list. Who have we forgotten? Let us know and we’ll add on! And don’t forget to find us on Instagram as well as Botanical Colors! A Verb For Keeping Warm Kristine Vejar, Oakland, CA “Spinning, dyeing, knitting, felting, weaving, and sewing are all verbs used to describe how communities … Read more

Upstate’s Designer Breaks Down Shibori Dyeing, GIF-Style

Ok, so this GIF-Style guide to shibori dyeing on Racked is completely amazing. While they don’t use natural dyes, let us suggest our very own Indigo Shibori Kit that is a fan favorite. Now, get reading this story because it’s awesome. “Upstate‘s beautifully dyed designs may look like they were crafted in a Catskills cabin, and lovingly hung on a twine laundry line (by friendly sparrows) to dry, but they are, in fact, made in a Greenpoint studio by shibori expert Kalen Kaminski. We stopped by the East River space to get a one-on-one lesson in the ancient Japanese fabric … Read more

Sweet Peach Creates Natural Dyes For Home DIY

We love discovering new blogs that tackle natural dyeing. Sweet Peach is one of our new favorites and had us when we just saw kids in the kitchen. Kids never stop wanting to create and play and what better than to bring common household items into the fold to create with! Check out this great blog post they did using Tumeric, coffee, blackberries, tea, beets, red cabbage, berries and spinach -these ladies had a blast. Check out this blog post to see their results and if you’re looking for an all in one kit, look no further than one of … Read more

Fun Project: A DIY Shibori Pillow Colored By Indigo

We love stumbling into great blogs and was elated when we saw this DIY shibori pillow project on the Liz Marie blog. A fun project with a beautiful outcome, try this out over the weekend to change your routine up a bit and use your hands to create more than just a cup of coffee. The blog says: “I’ve recently been obsessing over the Shibori trend and am seriously in love with it. For those of you who don’t know, Shibori is a Japanese form of fabric dying where you use techniques such as twisting, folding, binding, and compressing fabric … Read more