Question: Can you dye your own macrame cord?

If you wish to dye our twisted cotton rope, we suggest using our natural white rope as it will easily take up any color that you wish. Our colored ropes can also be dyed, but it would be best to use a color that is darker than the color of the rope you are dyeing.

Can you bleach macrame cord?

Fiber degredation is a peril as the rope is used for suspension after being dyed, so bleach is not an option. Too, any suggestions to increase color vibrancy would be greatly appreciated.

How do you dye macrame cord with turmeric?


  1. Fold/roll/scrunch the fabric and wrap with rubber bands or string to make patterns in it. …
  2. Soak the fabric so it’s thoroughly wet. …
  3. Fill a saucepan with water, add turmeric and vinegar and bring to the boil.
  4. Once water is boiling add the fabric.
  5. Boil until the fabric is the colour you would like it.
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