Rust dyeing is a process by which fabrics are coloured using objects that are prone to rusting. The best part of this process is that it yields unusual and fascinating patterns and designs, and is very easy to do
Extracting natural blue pigment from the leaves of the Woad plant. The pigment has traditionally been used to dye wool but it can also be used in naturally colouring soap. ** Latin name = Isatis Tinctoria ** French name = pastel des teinturiers **
The item needs mordant to set the dye. Luckily, fruits and vegetables can be set with either salt or vinegar. Place either cup salt and 8 cups water (fruits) OR 1 part vinegar to 4 parts water (veggies) into a pan with your item.