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

...dye with your vat. We refer to light, medium, and dark indigo vats as a way to talk about the amount of indigo in each vat and how much and...

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

...this gpL number. These amounts are for natural indigo powder, not for fresh indigo leaves, sukumo or instant indigo. If you have made your own indigo pigment, you can experiment...

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

...and dark indigo vats as a way to talk about the amount of indigo in each vat and how much and how dark a vat will dip. However, since indigo...

How to Make a 1-2-3 Iron 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

...get clear over-dye colors when using indigo is to scour fabric, dye indigo, then mordant and over-dye with natural dyes. It seems counter-intuitive, and you need to practice a bit...

Make an Easy, Organic Indigo Vat

...How much indigo to use? 25 grams (about an ounce or 2 Tablespoons) of powdered indigo will make a vat that will dye about 1 kg (2.2lbs) of fiber a...

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...

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

...indigo comes off on the hands or body. I found a description from Duncan Clarke of Adire African Textiles on how West African cultures dye and prepare indigo cloth: “After...

Dyeing for Dummies: Natural Dye Poster Child-Indigo

Indigo has a long standing history of heavy-duty power in terms of economics and trade and is probably one of the most talked and written about dyes in the natural...

How to dye with Ceriops

...further annotations by us. Dye notes The dye has a 30-day maturation or curing period to develop the color prior to dyeing. The dye is not discarded after the dye...