Welcome to Medieval Colours

You will find here threads and yarns dyed only with plants, on the same way as people dyed hundreds of years ago. Do you need naturally dyed yarn for your project? Check out our shop!

We love to share our passion. Read our blog posts for more information about natural dyeing in Medieval and natural dyeing experiments. Or maybe you will like to attend our natural dyeing workshop?

Explore with us the world of naturally dyed textiles and see vivid colours you can receive from natural dyestuffs!

Blog posts

Pink adventure: dyeing with kermes (Kermes vermillo)

Pink adventure: dyeing with kermes (Kermes vermillo)

Today I would like to write a bit about really unique dyestuff: kermes (Kermes vermillo). I have dreamt about using kermes for a long time. It was ...
Medieval woad vat - experiment with fermentation

Medieval woad vat - experiment with fermentation

Today a bit about woad fermentation vat. Woad (Isatis tinctoria) was one of the most popular dyeing plants in Medieval Europe. It is one of these w...
Magic of tannins and alkali - easy pinks from the natural dyeing

Magic of tannins and alkali - easy pinks from the natural dyeing

On the last day of Old Year, I would like to show you my newest experiment - the fermentation of tannins in an alkaline environment. This may sound...