natural dye: black beans

CIMG5645

CIMG5625

Natural dye is a kind of mystery until you get the
result. You never know what color it can turn into.
White cotton and linen yarn dyed in Black Beans extract
became like this, lavender purple color and did sashiko.

Advertisement
natural dye: black beans

11 thoughts on “natural dye: black beans

  1. I always mean to try this when I soak black beans and then I don’t! Did you just soak the cloth in the black bean juice? Good to see you here Coco 🙂

    Like

    1. coco says:

      Abby,
      After soaking in black bean extract, I used “alum” to
      let the color stay but there are other things you can use, I am sure.
      Any kind of experiment like this is fun! Hope you enjoy it.

      Like

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s