One of the questions I’ve seen over and over about food-dyed fabric is whether you can wash it. Results are going to vary from food-to-food, but I decided to test this out with my turmeric dyed hankie. Here’s what happened:
Our CSA has been sending us a lot of cabbage lately, and I will be honest here: cabbage takes me a long time to get through. There are very few evenings when I’m planning dinner and think, “Ooh! Cabbage!” Luckily, red cabbage is not just for eating. That lovely purple color means that it’s also good for making your own fabric dye. Here’s how!