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New! Madder Root

With a growing interest in natural textiles and plant based dyes, we are happy to introduce you to Madder Root! Considered an ancient or heirloom dye plant, Madder Root (also known as Dyer's Madder) has been used throughout history for the brilliant orange and red hues it can produce.

To learn more about this color rich root, visit our Madder Root Profile on-line.

Want to learn more about creating beautiful, natural, and colorful dyes at home? Check out The Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes. Through step-by-step instructions and color-saturated photographs, textile designer Sasha Duerr will show you how to utilize natural dyeing methods using herbs and botanicals for your fabric, yarn, and other natural materials. It's a wonderful resource for any crafter looking to incorporate plant dyes into their work.

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Written by Christine on April 27, 2012

Christine, Products Manager and Certified Aromatherapist, is super knowledgeable about all our products after having spent more than a decade at Mountain Rose Herbs. When she isn’t overseeing our line of thousands of sustainable offerings, she can be found gardening, running around with her energetic daughter, canning and preserving food, homebrewing, and spending time outdoors.