Print Paste Thickener Instructions

Our print paste thickener is an organic food grade powder. It is also a blend of several plant-based gums designed to replace gum tragacanth, which is in short supply as...

Deena Schnitman: Paste Paper and Natural Dyes

Fustic and Aquarelle Liquid Indigo by Deena Schnitman Boston artist Deena Schnitman creates works on paper using the age old technique of paste paper. She writes: “Paste paper dates back...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...I have a question about the print paste thickener – I want to use natural dyes/pigments for screen printing onto textiles, but want the binder to be either organic or...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...use with your printing paste? I couldn’t find approximate proportions. Does one just need to experiment? I understand there is some variation from light to dark colors but a starting...

Naturally Dyed Paste Papers from Deena Schnitman

Deena created these beautiful paste papers from Botanical Colors natural dyes and was inspired by ancient designs and forms from nature. The art of paste paper making dates from the...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Natural Dye Ink for Fiber Painting

...to keep in mind is that the print paste dilutes the dye, so make strong stock solutions and then add as little paste as possible to the stock when printing....

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...Botanical Colors natural indigo dye. I’d like to dye some cotton/linen fabric and discharge print it with bleach paste, but I’m looking for a more natural way to do this....

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...printing. Add some mordant to the print paste as well for best results. Hope this helps! Lac has such rich tones! Do you find the citric acid helps the powder...

Easy Eco-print instructions

...mordant and dye, and have fun experimenting! Good eco-print dyestuffs Osage orange Whole Madder Root Ground Madder Root Logwood Chips Cochineal Insects Other fun things to print with Marigold Flowers...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...get the consistency you want. You can test color strength on a piece of fabric. Related: How To Dye With Indigo Print Paste Thickener Instructions Print Paste thickening Feedback Fridays...