Eat no image

Published on May 22nd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

0

Make DIY Dyed Fabric from Food Waste

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Plusone





We talk a lot about how to cook with food waste or how to compost it, but that’s not the only way to make use of food that would otherwise go to waste. Check out these ideas for making DIY dried fabric with food.

From fruits and veggies that are too old to eat to dried herbs and spices that have lost their flavor, your pantry is full of potential fabric dyes! The piece below – which I originally wrote for Crafting a Green World – is all about making DIY dyed fabric from food. You can read the whole thing below.

Natural Dyes for Fabric: Create a Natural Rainbow of Color! (via http://craftingagreenworld.com)

Do you want to try natural dyes for fabric but aren’t sure how to get the colors that you want? Here’s a list of natural dyes by color for easy reference. You know that conventional fabric dyes are bad news, but they’re just so easy, right? Pick…



Keep up with the latest sustainable food news by signing up for our free newsletter. CLICK HERE to sign up!



Facebook Twitter Pinterest Plusone

Tags: , , ,


About the Author

Hi there! I'm Becky Striepe, a green crafter and vegan foodie living in Atlanta, Georgia with my husband and two cats. My mission is to make eco-friendly crafts and vegan food accessible to anyone who wants to give them a go. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .



Back to Top ↑