Did you know that Mimosa hostilis can be used as a textile dye? Extracts from its bark give fabrics yellow to ochre and even reddish colours. The results are unique and unrepeatable and depend on the concentration and type of textiles used.
2. Use as a colour fixer (mordants)
3. Experiments with Mimosa hostilis dye
4. How to dye textiles with vegetable dyes?
5. How to dye textiles with Mimosa hostilis
The use of natural products to dye textiles is ancestral. In a cave in Georgia, traces of blue, grey and pink dyed linen