Natural Dyeing Guide + VIDEO BONUS


The 8 easy steps to achieve bright and long lasting colors from natural dyes

You will learn my foolproof method – developed over 10 years- it works every time…

My natural dyeing practice started with lots of failed attempts and many “meh” not impressive results (lots of beige and browns that would wash away after the second wash).

I found myself trying to understand chemical reactions, fiber compositions, the difference between acid dyes and natural dyes, mordants… it was all too confusing for me.

I got frustrated many times after trying long processes only to get very pale and unsatisfying color results.

The good news is that after so many failed attempts, I discovered a simple formula:

La Creative Mama Natural Dyeing Method

The Natural Dyeing Guide + BONUS VIDEO

The Ultimate Beginners guide to dyeing fabric and yarn in 8 easy steps

The 8 steps you need to follow to create bright and lasting color every time for silk, wool, cotton and linen

  • La Creative Mama Natural Dyeing Method
  • Fibers & dyes classification
  • Materials & equipment
  • How to prepare fabric and yarn for dyeing
  • How to dye fabric & yarn with onion skins (page 23)
  • How to dye fabric and yarn with avocado skins and pits (page 29)
  • How to make bright pink with cochineal (page 37)
  • How to make purples with logwood (page 45)
  • How to use modifiers in natural dyeing (page 52)
  • DIY BONUS project: Tie dye silk scarves
  • DIY BONUS project: Printing with HAPAZOME
  • Frequently asked questions and sooo much more…


In this 30 minutes video I walk you through each of the 8 steps in the natural dyeing process. Find out how you can also grow and harvest your own plant dyes in your own backyard!

I run an exclusive preview of this natural dyeing masterclass and this is what my students said:

“Thanks Victoria for this helpful tool. I now understand why my results using avocados have been so disappointing. I was not doing 2 of the steps and I was using the wrong mordant. Thanks for bringing light into my practice. I feel very inspired to keep dyeing with natural dyes” - Amanda

This guide is the next best thing to going to one of Victoria’s live natural dyeing classes. It’s super clear to understand and an excellent way for me to not forget any of the things I need to do when using natural dyes.” - Paula

I am Victoria Martinez Azaro AKA, La Creative Mama, natural dyer, crafter, fashion sustainability educator, writer, illustrator and creative all around 🙂

I have been dyeing fabrics and yarns for years using natural dyes and I now want to share with you the joy of creating natural colors in a simple way. I have helped over 7000 mamas just like you get started with natural dyes.


Will I learn how to dye different types of fabrics and yarns?

Yes! The guide will teach you how to naturally dye wool, silk, cotton and linen. These are protein fibers and cellulose fibers.

Will I get any future updates to this guide? 

Absolutely! If there are any updates you will receive an email inviting you to download the new updated version.

Who is this guide for?

This guide is for anyone who wants to learn how to dye fabric and yarn using natural dyes. It’s a beginners guide which means it was written for people who have never used natural dyes before or people who have tried natural dyes before but didn’t get satisfying results.

What makes this guide different to the posts on the blog?

Some of the information inside this guide is a summary of many different posts inside La Creative Mama blog. The information has been carefully curated and it’s organized in an easy format for you to follow.

This guide is a downloadable PDF which means that you can download it straight away and you can print it out for your reference when you are ready to start dyeing your fibers.

Can I print these PDFs in my home printer?

Absolutely! You can either use your home printer or take them to the print shop and have them printed in color.

Is there a refund policy?

Due to the nature of the product (digital download) and in order to keep prices super low, all pdf sales are final and there are no refunds.