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:
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.
Yes! The guide will teach you how to naturally dye wool, silk, cotton and linen. These are protein fibers and cellulose fibers.
Absolutely! If there are any updates you will receive an email inviting you to download the new updated version.
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.
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.
Absolutely! You can either use your home printer or take them to the print shop and have them printed in color.
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.