Natural Dyes

Natural Dyes are used to dye wool and fibre. The best ratio to use Natural Dyes is at 100% dyestuff to fibres.



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Alder Cones [100g]

Alder Cones [100g]

£4.00

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Alkanet Root Cut [100g]

Alkanet Root Cut [100g]

Alkanna tinctoria This Natural Dye gives colours that go from grey through to purple when an Alum mordant is used. When this is extracted in water,...
£7.50

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Annatto Seeds Powder [50g]

Annatto Seeds Powder [50g]

Bixa orellana This Natural Dye produces orange, peach and warm yellows. Use this Natural Dye at a ratio of 50% dyestuff to fibres.
£8.00

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Annatto Seeds Whole [100g]

Annatto Seeds Whole [100g]

Bixa orellana This Natural Dye produces orange, peach and warm yellows. Best to roughly grind the seeds before use. Use this Natural Dye at a ratio...
£4.00

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Barberry Bark [100g]

Barberry Bark [100g]

This Natural Dye, with an Alum mordant, a clear yellow colour can be achieved. Iron & Copper modifiers give shades of green. Use this Natural Dye at...
£5.00

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Betony Herb [100g]

Betony Herb [100g]

£5.00

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Birch Bark cut [100g]

Birch Bark cut [100g]

Betulae pendula Roth For this Natural Dye no mordant is necessary and this Natural Dye is best used at a ratio of at least 150% dyestuff to fibre...
£5.00

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Birch Leaves [100g]

Birch Leaves [100g]

For this Natural Dye, when used with an Alum mordant a yellow colour can be achieved. Iron & Copper modifies give shades of green. Use this Natural...
£4.00

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Blood Root [100g]

Blood Root [100g]

Potentilla erecta This Natural Dye can produce red colours.
£6.00

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Buckthorn Bark cut [100g]

Buckthorn Bark cut [100g]

Rhamnus franguia L. This Natural Dye can be used without a mordant, and gives shades of yellow and mustard. The use of Iron & Copper modifies help to...
£3.50

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Chamomile Fine Cut [100g]

Chamomile Fine Cut [100g]

Matricaria recutita For this Natural Dye a mordant is recommended and for a stronger yellow colour use more than the usual 100% Natural dyestuff to...
£4.00

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Chamomile Flowers - Whole [50g]

Chamomile Flowers - Whole [50g]

Matricaria recutita For this Natural Dye a mordant is recommended and for a stronger yellow colour use more than the usual 100% Natural dyestuff to...
£4.50

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Cochineal Powder [10g]

Cochineal Powder [10g]

This Natural Dye gives a red colour and the dye bath can be used several times until it is exhausted. The powder is best mixed into a paste before...
£6.00

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Cochineal Whole [25g]

Cochineal Whole [25g]

£5.00

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Cutch Powder [100g]

Cutch Powder [100g]

Acacia catechu This Natural Dye gives an orange-brown colour. No mordant is necessary, but the use of a copper mordant will intensify the colours....
£5.00

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Dandelion Flowers [100g]

Dandelion Flowers [100g]

£4.50

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Dyers Broom [100g]

Dyers Broom [100g]

This Natural Dye gives a yellow colour with the use of an Alum mordant, a copper modifier gives a lime green and an iron modifier a mossy green...
£5.00

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Elderberries [100g]

Elderberries [100g]

Sambucus ebulus This Natural Dye produces shades of purple when used with an Alum mordant. To get the best colour from Elderberries they are best...
£5.00

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Elm Bark cut [100g]

Elm Bark cut [100g]

Ulmus campestris This Natural Dye can produce coral-pink and rusty orange. No mordant is necessary, soak the bark for a week or so before simmering...
£4.00

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Eucalyptus Leaves cut [100g]

Eucalyptus Leaves cut [100g]

Eucalyptus globus Labill This Natural Dye produces tan colours, no mordant required, but it does extend the life of the colour as does leaving the...
£3.00

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