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There are basically two types of natural dyes Substantive (direct dyes) and Adjective (reactive dyes), classified by their chemical composition. I favor substantive dyes because the dye molecules are attracted by physical forces at the molecular level to the textile, meaning they don't need a mordant or chemical added to achieve permanent color. The amount of this attraction is known as "substantivity": the higher the substantivity the greater the attraction of the dye for the fiber.

The Delaware Baby Quilt is almost entirely made with natural dyed fabric, almost. The bright peach fabric is actually a vintage cotton Liz Cla.

Natural Dyeing with Flowers in the studio with NYC textile designer Cara Marie Piazza. Photographed by Sophia Moreno-Bunge. via Gardenista

Love this flower dyeing technique. Natural Dyeing with Flowers in the studio with NYC textile designer Cara Marie Piazza. Photographed by Sophia Moreno-Bunge. via Gardenista

This Designer Uses Flower Waste To Make Truly Magical Clothing. Kinda like tie-dye. Cara Marie Piazza.

About 40 percent of flowers in the commercial industry end up in the trash, but Cara Marie Piazza knows that waste i a perfect source for natural dyes.

Leave it to dear friend and celebrated photographer Andrea Gentl, and natural dyer and textile designer Cara Marie Piazza, to show us how utterly dreamy wilted, decaying and dead flowers can be. With Andrea behind the lens and Cara sharing design tricks of the trade, the two recently joined forces to create this stunning natural dye tutorial. While many would toss a wilted bouquet, Andrea and Cara have long seen it as something beautiful and transformative. Andrea shoots the process of…

Leave it to dear friend and celebrated photographer Andrea Gentl, and natural…

Leave it to dear friend and celebrated photographer Andrea Gentl, and natural dyer and textile designer Cara Marie Piazza, to show us how…

Leave it to dear friend and celebrated photographer Andrea Gentl, and natural dyer and textile designer Cara Marie Piazza, to show us how…