Tie Dye by Mab Ueang
The art of making tie-dye fabrics with natural colors reflects a way of life that relies on nature, is self-reliant and does not follow the extravagant trends of society. Making your tie-dye fabric allows you to use your imagination in designing the tying patterns. It can feel like you’re creating a magic potion or doing a science experiment.
We will learn how to make natural dyes for fabric and clothes from household items like food and plants. Fruits, vegetables, flowers and more can all be used to create natural dyes for cotton and other fabrics, and they’re a great way to get beautiful results without all of the chemicals.
What you choose depends on what color you’re trying to achieve, such as brown from soil and green from mango leaves. Natural dyes are biodegradable, non-toxic and non-allergenic, making them generally better for the environment.
Mab Ueang is a sufficiency economy learning hub sharing innovative theories on water management and sustainable land use. They build interconnected ecosystems to foster self-reliance and sustainability.