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Wild Colours Natural Dyes Earlier Version History (from Home page)

What's new on this website? - 2007 - 2019



12 Oct

Woad watercolour back in stock

03 Oct

New - Slaked Lime for Indigo dyeing

30 Aug

Indigo Iron Vat and Indigo Dyeing Tips

21 Aug

Care of your indigo-dyed fibre

14 Aug

Urine / Sig vat for Indigo dyeing

14 Aug

Madder vat for Indigo dyeing

13 Aug

New page on Types of Vats for Indigo Dyeing

06 Aug

Aluminium acetate 250 gram back in stock!

01 Jul

NEW - European Cochineal from the Canary Islands!

26 Feb

English cut madder back in stock

19 Feb

Buckthorn bark back in stock

29 Jan

More on using Titanium mordant



19 Nov

Save on 7” triangle looms & 2” x 6” multi looms!

07 Nov

New - 250 gram pack Titanium oxalate - save 4.50

28 Aug

New page on mordanting with Titanium oxalate

28 Aug

New - Titanium oxalate mordant for sale

14 Mar

100 gm Mayan Indigo now back in stock

08 Feb

New indigo blocks including small indigo cakes



05 Sep

Wild Colours now defaults to mobile site on iPads & tablets

30 Aug

Tamil Nadu indigo 100 gms & 500 gms is back in stock!

22 Jun

NEW - cut English madder

19 Jun

Extracts - dyeing with Cochineal, Sorghum & Goldenrod

19 Apr

Dye with Buckthorn bark & buy buckthorn bark here

12 Apr

Special offer on 12” loom - SAVE 10!

22 Feb

You can now buy Next Day delivery here

31 Jan

From 01 Feb, we have changed our address - see footer



25 Oct

Dyeing with Pomegranate & Buy Pomegranate rind

18 Oct

New - photos of projects dyed with natural dyes!

12 Aug

Paypal shopping cart error corrected

13 May

Persian Berry extract is now under Buckthorn extract

27 Apr

Larger indigo blocks now available

21 Apr

Falklands DK wool is back in stock

11 Mar

We now sell English ground madder

10 Mar

Quilt Weaver needles back in stock

03 Feb

New pages on Logwood Dye & Dyeing with Logwood


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16 Nov

You can now buy watercolour paints from your smartphone

27 Oct

New - buy Indigo dye cakes & read more on indigo cakes here

01 Sep

Dye raffia to black with persian berry & logwood extracts

26 Aug

3 new photos of multi & quilt weaver projects

12 Aug

Lac extract now available in 100 grams

04 Aug

Cochineal extract now available in 100 grams

24 Jul

New - 6” Triangle Hazel Rose multi loom!

23 Jul

4” Triangle & 4”x6” multi looms back in stock

17 Jun

Mayan indigo now has 42% indigotin

30 May

Tannic acid back in stock

22 May

How to use Myrobalan extract as dye & mordant

20 May

New - Myrobalan dye extract & mordant

04 May

New - Artists watercolours with natural plant dyes

18 Mar

Fustic extract is back in stock!

14 Mar

3 1/2” Diamond & 14” Triangle Hazel Rose looms in stock

09 Mar

Hats & Bags - a new Hazel Rose loom projects book



05 Dec

New - lace-weight Merino yarn for dyeing & knitting

04 Dec

New - British BFL 4 ply / Sock wool

14 Oct

6” Hazel Rose multi pin looms back in stock

26 Sep

New - buy Lac dye extract

26 Aug

Buy Tamil Nadu indigo - now in 500 grams

30 Jun

You can now buy a Gift Voucher on Wild Colours!

26 Jun

International orders - what you need to know

20 Jun

New - Buy Indigo Dye Kits here

04 Jun

New - the Hazel Rose Heart looms have arrived!

14 Apr

Falklands DK wool for dyeing back in stock

28 Feb

New - buy Tamil Nadu indigo from India!



14 Dec

Madder dye plant seeds now back in stock!

05 Dec

New - Buy hand-dyed silk scarves for Xmas!

25 Nov

Prices of spectralite & dithionite reduced

04 Sep

Buy Mayan Indigo 37% & 54% indigotin from El Salvador

04 Jun

New - undyed superwash Aran BFL wool for dyeing

23 May

New main Indigo page & History of Indigo page

02 May

NEW - colours of natural dye extracts page

02 May

website layout re-designed

25 Mar

How to use logwood dye extract

22 Mar

How to use cutch extract & fustic dye extract

07 Feb

How to use greenweed dye extract

05 Jan

Natural dye kits without wool if you have your own fibre

05 Jan

New Madder dye kit

04 Jan

How to use brazilwood dye extract

01 Jan

How to use natural dye extracts - coreopsis & weld extracts


07 Oct

Hazel Rose loom books back in stock

13 Sept

New - Chemistry of Indigo

01 Sept

New - Persian Berry extract for sale

11 July

Indigo crystals 100 grams back in stock

15 June

New - Why buy indigo? - 9 reasons to use indigo

03 Mar

Learn to dye with Alkanet & buy Alkanet dye

19 Feb

Buy Dyers Coreopsis seeds

12 Feb

Indigo and Dyers Greenweed seeds for sale

03 Feb

Blue-faced Leicester Double-Knit yarn back in stock



24 Dec 

14” triangle HR loom and 4”x6” multi loom

15 Oct 

page on Cutch & dyeing with cutch extract

24 Sep

Indigo dye for sale & pages on Indigo dyeing

03 Sep 

laceweight yarns for dyeing - Angel Lace

16 Jan 

talks on natural dyes and natural fibres



03 Dec 

Create a nativity scene with your Hazel Rose Loom

01 Dec 

Xmas Gifts - Buy a Rakestraw Spinner as a present

29 Nov 

Christmas Gifts - Buy an HR Loom or Natural Dye kit

28 Nov 

New- 7 inch Tumbling Block and 12 inch quilt weaver looms

22 Nov 

How to use iron as a modifier, mordant & dye

06 Nov 

You save up to 20% on new reduced dye prices

24 Oct 

New sections on mordanting plant fibres

25 Sep 

Buy Aluminium acetate to mordant cotton

04 Sep 

2 inch multi & Hazel Rose Tumbler looms back in stock

12 Aug 

New Hazel Rose triangular multi loom & 6 inch multi

29 Jul 

Trapunto, weaving & knitters needles for Hazel Rose looms

02 Jun

Weave-It or pin looms win Handwoven magazine contest!

20 Mar

Hazel Rose Tumbling blocks looms and Bookmark looms

19 Mar

Pre-mordanted wool already for dyeing

28 Feb

New page for Dyers Chamomile - grow & dye with chamomile

27 Feb

New 2” Hazel Rose multi loom - Weave-It style loom

17 Jan

Buy ground madder



19 Dec

Buy Hazel Rose multi or Weave-It style looms as gifts

12 Dec

7” Hazel Rose looms added

20 Nov

Buy natural Indigo crystals

29 Aug

Hazel Rose hand looms for sale

01 Aug

Natural Dye kits - woad & cochineal - Valentines gifts!

06 Jun

Fustic dye available

09 May

New page on Old Fustic

25 Apr

New article on using Natural Dyes

02 Mar

Soda Ash and Calcium carbonate added to Assistants page

02 Feb

Wide range of Natural Dye Extracts now for sale

01 Feb

Gallery of wool samples dyed with Natural Dye extracts

23 Jan

New Mordants and Assistants page

10 Jan

Tannic Acid and Cream of Tartar on mordants page



31 Dec

New Natural Dye Extracts page

20 Dec

New page for Dyers Greenweed

21 Dec

Alum & Spectralite now available on mordants page

30 Sep

New page for Mordanting Wool

16 Sep

Brazilwood and Logwood added to the Products page

05 Sep

New Extraction of Japanese Indigo pigment page

17 Jun

Cochineal for sale in 10 gram, 25 gram & larger quantities

08 Jun

Weld dye and weld seeds for sale

07 Jun

search Amazon for natural dye plant & other products

29 May

Madder dye added to Products page

23 May

We now sell dye plant seeds and natural dyes!

07 May

Bookmark & Share now includes Email a Friend! (top)

07 May

book a talk on Natural Dyes and Dye Plants!



24 Dec

Natural Dyes search engine - for dyeing & dye plants!

03 Sep

New page for Cochineal

05 Aug

More Red & Yellow dye plants added

01 Aug

Mordant Cotton added to Mordant section

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