Eco Dyeing Resources

Did you enjoy our feature on Eco Dyes in the Summer, 2013 issue of Fiber Art Now? Here are more resources to “unearth,” compliments of  the artists that were featured. 

Arlee Barr 
Yvonne DaltonFAN_IritDulman
Facebook 1
Facebook 2
Hand Eye Magazine Article
Article on
The International Guild of Hand Hooking Rug Makers (TIGHR)
Fabienne Dorsman Rey
Irit Dulman 
Wendy Feldberg
Hand Eye Magazine Article 
Elena Ulyanova
Patricia Vivod 
Facebook Artist Page
St. Louis Beacon News Service Article
Arts St. Louis Article


  • Beresford-Kroeger, Diana, 1999. Bioplanning a North Temperate Garden. Quarry Press, Kingston, Ontario.
  • Cardon, Dominique, 2007. Natural Dyes. Sources, Tradition, Technology and Science. Archetype Publications, London.
  • Diadick Casselman, Karen, 1993. Craft of the Dyer, Dover Publications, Inc., New York.
  • Cannon, John and Margaret, 2002. Dye Plants and Dyeing. A&C Black, Publishers, London. In association with The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dean, Jenny, 1999. Wild Colour. The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Colour Octopus Publishing Group, Ltd. (Random House, New York) With Karen Diadick Casselman.
  • Flint, India, 2008. Eco Colour. Botanical Dyes for Beautiful Textiles. Interweave Press, Colorado,USA.
  • Kadolph, Sara J. and Casselman, Karen Diadick.In The Bag: Contact Natural Dyes. In Clothing and Textiles Research Journal 2004 22:15.DOI 10:1177/0087302X0402200103 (online)
  • Liles, J.N. ,1990. The Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing: Traditional Recipes for Modern Use. University of Tennessee Press, USA.
  • McGrath, Judy Waldner. 1977. Dyes from Lichens & Plants: A Canadian Dyer’s Guide. Van Nostrand Reinhold Ltd. Toronto.
  • Mc Guffin, Nancy, Ed., 2004. Dye Plants of Ontario. Burr House Weavers and Spinners Guilds
  • Richards, Lynne and Tyrl, Ronald J., 2005. Dyes From American Native Plants. A Practical Guide. Timber Press, Inc. Portland, Oregon.

Other Online Reference Materials

Shows, Classes, Residencies

With artists Fabienne Dorsman-Rey, Irit Dulman, India Flint, Rio Wrenn; and Elizabeth Adams Marks and Patricia Vivod co-curators.

From the Inside Out
Felt, Paper, Textiles:  Revelations of Natural Mark Making
 Friday, August 22, to Saturday, October 3, 2014
Opening Reception Friday, August 22, 2014
 Jacoby Arts Center
627 East Broadway
Alton, Illinois, USA  62002

Wendy Feldberg

Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild (CBBAG)
Conference 2013, July 6 – 19. 
University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
(with the Ottawa Valley Chapter of CBBAG)
Eco Printing for Printmakers
Ottawa School of Art. 
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 
August 22-24, 2013 
Art Residency
Arte Studio Ginestrelle
Mount Subasio, Assisi, Umbria, Italy
October 1 – 31, 2013
Would you like to recommend more eco dyeing/natural dyeing resources? Please submit them to:

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