FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...it react with the rest of the vat. Related links: Michel Garcia’s 1-2-3 Vat Hints & Tips for Natural Dyers: How to Minimize Indigo Crocking Round-Up of Indigo Dyeing Questions...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Indigo Flower Pigment & Stripping Color

...believe it is because the indigo has never been reduced and then oxidized, so its true color is not revealed. If you carefully remove the indigo flower, which is indigo...

Video From LIVE FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Kathy Hattori Q&A

...very expensive. Just be sure it isn’t polyester. Differences in preparation, use, time and results for 60% reduced indigo crystals vs. non-reduced? Pre-reduced indigo is a synthetic indigo and is...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...a vat with warm water and then add this concentrate, which becomes the indigo vat. However, a spoonful is a small amount of indigo, so your vat would be modest...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...instant indigo, or pre-reduced indigo, then that is synthetic indigo. I’m not sure what that smells like. If you are talking about natural indigo, I think the difference in smells...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Mordanting Fabric Before or After Indigo Dyeing

...Colors. This week’s look at mordanting before or after indigo dyeing is a common question. I would like to know if I am over dyeing indigo with weld do I...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...case, we are discussing whether to dye with a natural dye first, then dip in indigo, or to dye in indigo first and then dye with the natural dye. Do...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...high alkalinity of soap making. I would recommend the organic indigo as it is the strongest version of the different indigo varieties that we carry. I have used natural indigo...

Video From LIVE FEEDBACK FRIDAY: 1-2-3 Indigo Vat

...the questions answered we didn’t get to. Stay tuned. For now check out our How-To pages featuring indigo instructions on the 1-2-3 vat, facts on indigo, and so many old...

Liquid Indigo and Saxon Blue

Wool and silk yarns dyed with liquid indigo aka Saxon Blue Many long time indigo dyers have been curious about the liquid indigo that I sell that works like an...