Natural Dye Kit - Madder Root

Natural Dye Kit - Madder Root

33.00 44.00

Immerse yourself in the creative process of natural dyeing, steeping fibers in plant matter to develop patterns on silk.

Natural dyes are a great way to express yourself creatively while also connecting with the natural world around you. Try and keep an open mind and be ready to experiment, allowing room to enjoy all the unexpected results that can occur.

PLANT DYE IN THIS KIT: 

“rubia tinctoria” is the latin name for the madder plant, a rambly bush whos roots carry its rich red hue. Madder root is one of the most permanent red dyes thanks to a chemical it contains known as alizarin. 

These kits use all natural ingredients. Each lovingly assembled natural dye kit includes:

100% SILK SCARF - 22" raw silk scarf with raw edges

100% PLANT DYES - 10g ground Madder Root

MORDANT FOR BONDING DYE TO FABRIC - 10g Aluminum Potassium Sulphate

INSTRUCTION BOOKLET FOR DYEING + TYING

RUBBER GLOVES

CHEESECLOTH FOR STRAINING DYE

TYING AND BINDING ACCESSORIES:

clothes pins, rubber bands, and wide sticks for creating shibori patterns. 

packaged in biodegradable clear cellulose bag

Just add a glass jar, a pot, and a spoon! If using a tie dye method, all dyeing can be done in a glass jar if you're not able to find a separate pot for dyeing.

Do not share dye utensils with kitchen utensils. 

Each kit includes enough dye for another small silk item! Throw in an extra silk scarf for double the fun. 

READY TO SHIP - NO RETURNS ON SALE ITEMS

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