Botanicaldye by Color Ball: Water-Saving Textiles Dyed With 3,000 Plants

by , 11/13/14   filed under: Eco-Textiles, Fabrictionary

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\bə-ˈta-ni-kəl-ˈdī ˈbī ˈkə-lər ˈbȯl\

n 1 a: A line of “environmentally sensitive” lyocell, organic cotton, and organic bamboo yarns by Japan’s Shinnaigai Textile. b: Dyed using the flowers, fruits, seeds, stems, roots, and leaves of more than 3,000 plants, seasonally harvested and preserved by drying. c: Uses a patented, Oeko-Tex-certified process based on nanotechnology. d: Requires “dramatically” reduced amounts of water and chemicals compared with conventional textiles, according to the company. d: Results in stable and controlled hues, which are typically hard to achieve with natural dyes. e: Available in almost two dozen mélange-type colors—examples include sunflower, olive, apricot, and grape—made by blending finished yarn with undyed fibers. f: Samples are viewable at C.L.A.S.S. textile showrooms in Copenhagen, Madrid, Milan, London, and New York.

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One Response to “Botanicaldye by Color Ball: Water-Saving Textiles Dyed With 3,000 Plants”

  1. cottonyarn says:

    The Melange collection by Abtexintl is also a range of contemporary kilims produced using the traditional techniques of hand-weavers in Pakistan. There are four bold rug designs: Zoom, Stripes, Colour and Pattern, featuring amplified graphic and melange yarn

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