Current natural dyed organic cotton thread colours – yarrow – goldenrod – wild carrot – tansy – onion skin – black bean – sumac grey – sumac purple – cochineal mauve – cochineal rose – cochineal pale pink- annatto black walnut – annatto
Current organic cotton natural indigo shades – dark – medium dark melange – medium bright – bright mix – light- woad – indigo/weld – woad/weld
Chainstitch embroidery on hemp, in Canary’s natural dyed organic cotton thread.
Canary naturally hand-dyed organic cotton thread in a variety of colours is now available here, and also on Etsy. It’s a sturdy weight that works well for machine or hand stitching. It does not contain any synthetic dye or fibres. Spooled on kraft cardboard tubes. No plastic packaging or shipping materials.
All natural dyed, up for sale in early 2020.
Tailoring with all natural materials on the Singer 31-15, c. 1942. Wool gabardine dyed with goldenrod, madder and cochineal. Backed and lined with organic cotton. Organic cotton thread dyed with onion skins. Old shell buttons.
I’ve been spending more time on natural dyes lately. Beautiful colours made with plants and old-time skills.