FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

Each week, we are emailed with questions from our natural dye community asking simple and complex questions that we thought might be worth sharing. Here are a handful from this week answered by natural dyer in chief, Kathy Hattori, Founder of Botanical Colors: Do you have any advice on how to get a consistent grey? I am answering this in two parts. One, how to get a consistent, non-blotchy color and two, how to get the same color in multiple dye baths. Here’s the answer to the first question. Most gray recipes are a combination of a tannin dye with … Read more

For Fashion Revolution Day Ask #whomademycolor?

Yearly on April 24th, Fashion Revolution brings everyone in the fashion value chain together to help raise awareness of the true cost of fashion, show the world that change is possible, and celebrate all those involved in creating a more sustainable future. As part of Fashion Revolution Day, which over the years has evolved into a suggested daily mantra to ask #whomademyclothes? we are asking a new question: #whomademycolor? With waterways being polluted worldwide from the fashion industry and consumers literally wearing toxic clothing, we think it’s time to cast a big spotlight on how color gets on the things … Read more