Natural Dye Kit - Cutch Extract

Natural Dye Kit - Cutch Extract

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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: 

“cutch” is the common name for the  powdered natural dye extracted from the heartwood of the acacia catechu tree. It creates rich shades of copper and gold. 

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

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

100% PLANT DYES - 15g cutch

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. 

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