Natural Dyed Blanket | How to Dye with Avocados

pink muslin blanket with baby book

You guys! I am so excited about this project! I’m always super nervous to try out new crafting techniques – especially if it will take a few hours to know whether or not you did it right… but I finally got around to trying out natural dye & soy milk! And now all I’m thinking about it is all the different things I could dye with little patterns!

I wanted to use avocados to get a light pink color so I could make a swaddle for my friend’s baby girl and it turned out perfectly! I read that you could use soy milk to create a pattern with the dye on the blanket and love how the pattern turned out! The darker pattern is where I painted on the soy milk and then it acts as a mordant and creates the darker dyed spots. So fun!

pink muslin blanket on white chair next to plants

What you need:

How to make it:

Follow the video below for step-by-step instructions!

folded pink muslin baby blanket

I honestly could not believe how this turned out! It’s so beautiful! And so satisfying to take your time and work through a new kind of crafting technique!

Here are a couple more natural dye projects we’ve shared: blackberries, wooden eggs.

close up of pink muslin blanket on white chair
arm holding pink muslin baby blanket

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