Dye Plants Project
Take a journey into the joyful world of natural fibers and dyes. Deepa Naratajan, a permaculturalist and natural dyer, of Permacouture and Plants People helped to create this dye plant project. Plants that can be used as natural dyes are stamped.
Harvesting Color by Rebecca Burgess
The Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes by Sasha Duerr
The Modern Natural Dyer by Kristine Vejar
Wild Color by Jenny Dean
Check out the Fibershed Movement. Can you get your clothing within 150 mile radius?
- Invite in a fiber artist to teach a class at your library.
- Get your public library to build out their collection of natural dye and natural fiber plants.
- Add some dye plants to your home, community or school garden. Make some signs for your dye plants so folks reconnect to our heritage.
- Share your extra dye plant seeds with other local libraries or schools.