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Natural Dyes All Around You

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Natural dyeing refers to any dye made from vegetable dyes or plant parts. North Carolina claims an abundance of plant materials that can be used for dyeing, including indigo, bloodroot, pokeberry, sassafras, and black walnuts. This article describes which plants produce certain colors, and the processes of making a dyebath, setting the colors, and dyeing wool.
Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Jan 1976, p14-15, il