SDC Webinar Series – Natural Dyes/Alternative Dyes

The sixth in the SDC’s new Sustainability Series, covering natural/alternative dyes, their history and new innovations.

Course Covers:
  • The history of natural dyes throughout the ages
  • New innovations in the alternative dye sphere
  • How to scale-up natural/alternative dyes for large production models

The use of alternative colorants for textiles can take many forms. This session looks primarily at the historical source of natural dyes from plants and some animals. How is the interest growing and becoming a bulk production reality both from a design and application sense but also form a supply perspective. Also introduced were some exciting research into some potential alternative sources from the sea.  

Jackie Andrews– Udall – The Dyers Circle

Jessica Gianotti – Crubag


Recording date 9/11/2022 

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