Center Studio 518

Natural Dyeing Laboratory

Native to the Midwest, aronia berries by any other names are also called “pokeberries” "chokeberries” and "black chokeberries,” but no matter -what is constant is that they’ve been used as inks and dyes for centuries by Native Americans and early pioneers, providing one of the world’s darkest natural dyes.

A first-class wine can be made from the pomegranate and from its seeds fine jellies, preserves and syrups. This versatile fruit can also be used to relax a sore throat and to tan leather…into our dye pot it goes to see what colors we can implore.

Sun Flower Seeds