Need to go shopping before you start your natural dyeing journey? Here’s my list of basic recommended essentials when you’re just starting out.

Pots and Pans

Don’t forget – never dye in the same pots you use for cooking!

Materials to Dye

You’ll need something to experiment with until you gain confidence/.

Mordants and Fixatives

I’ve included traditional mineral mordants as well as simple salt and vinegar. Start simple when you first set out.

Simple Spices to Dye With

Give these natural spices a go! They are some of the most potent and easiest dye sources to work with. Plus they create incredible colors.