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1000 Ways to Dye: Natural versus Not

Natural, acid, fiber-reactive, basic, disperse, vat – the list goes on. There are numerous ways to dye, some more readily available than others, but there are two basic groups – Natural versus Not. Hang on a Sec Before I even start the separation, I’m here to tell you that it’s okay. It’s okay if you are not ready to throw on a loincloth and go bounding among the trees in search of plants to dye with. It’s okay if you switch your methods, try natural on Wednesdays and synthetic on Fridays. It’s okay to experiment and find which method works best for you, and the method that you enjoy most. I’m not here to tell you which is best, safest,...

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