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30 Days of Gift Ideas: A Dreamy Natural Dye Kit

by Jackie Buddie

Nov 22, 2018

For the eco-minded, color-curious crafter ready to learn a new skill, these highly educational natural dye kits make an inspired gift.

Bag of osage wood chips photographed alongside natural-died yarn skeins
Photo by: Tennessee Fiber Farm

Looking for a one-of-a-kind holiday gift that’s guaranteed to delight? In our 30 Days of Gift Ideas series, we’re sharing one high-quality handmade gift each day for 30 days. Check out the full collection, as it builds, on our 30 Days of Gift Ideas page, and get ready to be inspired. This week’s theme: Creativity-sparking gifts The many rich, golden-hued possibilities of these user-friendly DIY kits from Tennessee Fiber Farm are enough to spark curiosity—and inspire confidence—in any natural dye novice. Like mini textile workshops in a box, these beautifully equipped starter packs make a wonderful gift for the eco-minded maker looking to learn a new sustainable skill.
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With wood chips harvested from the heartwood of fallen Osage orange trees, fabric swatches salvaged from the cutoffs of a local sustainable clothing factory, and yarn spun on-site from the fiber of seller Kacie Lynn’s small alpaca herd, these one-of-a-kind, earth-friendly kits are the next best thing to attending one of Kacie's dye workshops in person. Natural dye supply starter kit from Tennessee Fiber Farm, $32

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Jackie Buddie

Jackie Buddie is a writer and wilderness explorer working full-time as a content producer at Etsy HQ in Brooklyn.