The Art of Natural Dyeing
Natural dyeing is an ancient and natural art. It involves extracting colorants from plants and other organic materials, to give colour and pattern to fabric and fibre. It is completely natural, and uses no chemicals or other harmful materials.
Plant material is used to:
- Extract a dye solution to give overall colour to the fabric/fibre when it is immersed and heated in the solution;
- Obtain prints of the plant material on bundled cloth by steaming and immersion methods.
Where possible, I use recycled fabric, and plant material is sourced and disposed of in an environmentally-sustainable way.
Sewendee offers a range of unique, beautiful items including: