One day workshop on Dyeing of cotton with Natural Dyes was organized for second year students of Dress design and Garment manufacturing (DDGM) department of Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai in two batches. Thirty three students along with their Head of the department Dr. Jignasa Shah participated in this workshop conducted on 7th and 8th December 2017 at the institute Headquarters. After the introductory remarks about the institute and its various activities, Dr. Sujata Saxena, Principal Scientist & Head I/C CBP Division, and Workshop Director, delivered a lecture introducing the participants to various types of natural dyes, their chemical nature, application technique on textiles and principle of dyeing and coloufastness properties. It was followed by hands on training on application of natural dyes where different shades were obtained by the students from three natural dyes viz. turmeric, berberin and manjishtha by use of various mordanting and dyeing techniques under the supervision of the technical staff of Chemical processing section. Students were very much satisfied with the way they were guided through various steps and were excited to see the different colours that they could obtain on cotton with natural dyes. They expressed their desire to make their portfolio garments from natural dyed textiles with support from CIRCOT.