How to Make a 1-2-3 Fructose Indigo Vat

The Fructose Vat The fructose 1-2-3 indigo vat is one of the easiest indigo vats to set up and gives good color. I’ve found that it benefits from a few...

How to Make a 1-2-3 Henna Indigo Vat

...to medium vat, use between 2.0 and 2.5 grams of indigo per liter of vat liquid For a medium-dark vat, use 3 to 6 grams of indigo per liter of...

How to Make a 1-2-3 Iron Indigo Vat

...streak, fade or wash out. This range of indigo shades was achieved with a 7gpL fructose vat in Aboubakar Fofana’s indigo workshop. The amount of indigo in a vat is...

How to Make a 1-2-3 Shakealotta Indigo Vat

...indigo shades was achieved with a 7gpL fructose vat in Aboubakar Fofana’s indigo workshop. The amount of indigo in a vat is expressed as grams of indigo per liter of...

Frequently Asked Questions About Indigo

Frequently Asked Questions about Indigo Detailed instructions for the 1-2-3 vat may be found here. Definitions Indigo. Indigo is a powder from the leaves of the indigo plant called Indigofera...

A Deep Dive into the 1-2-3 Indigo Vat

Indigo gradation from Aboubakar Fofana’s workshop on indigo. The vat is a 7gpl fructose vat. Diving into indigo blue We have been working with the 1-2-3 indigo vat for nearly...

Make an Easy, Organic Indigo Vat

...return the collected indigo liquid to the vat. Plan on doing this when you take a break from dipping or need to replenish the vat. Rebalancing the Vat The vat...

Indigo Instructions

Our Original Indigo Recipe Based on Michel Garcia’s 1-2-3 Vat Note: This was the first 1-2-3 type indigo vat that we created nearly 10 years ago and we’ve made some...

Hints & Tips for Natural Dyers: How to Minimize Indigo Crocking

...indigo doesn’t completely dissolve. Too little reducing agent and the indigo will rub off. Too much reducing agent and the vat will strip away the deposited indigo, yielding a lighter...

Dyeing for Dummies: Natural Dye Poster Child-Indigo

...for questions so why freak out? Michel Garcia’s Easy Organic Sugar Vat (1-2-3 Vat) Note: All of these ingredients may be purchased as a kit or purchase indigo, fructose and...