Q & A: Round Up of Mordanting + Scouring 101

...the dyestuff and the mordant, not the mordant alone. If you dye a mordanted fabric with a fugitive color, you will still have problems with colorfastness. Mordanting with alum is...

How to Mordant with Aluminum Triformate

...here. WHAT IS MORDANTING? Mordanting is the most important process of preparing fibers to accept color. Using a mordant helps to ensure the most durable and long-lasting colors. With the...

How to Mordant with Symplocos

...here. WHAT IS MORDANTING? Mordanting is the most important process of preparing fibers to accept color. Using a mordant helps to ensure the most durable and long-lasting colors. With the...

New Cold Water Mordant: Aluminum Triformate

...the mordant bath until the mordant is consumed and you can add more mordant liquid as necessary (bucket method). Aluminum triformate is easy to use with minimal odor or wafting...

How to Mordant with Aluminum Potassium Sulfate

...here. WHAT IS MORDANTING? Mordanting is the most important process of preparing fibers to accept color. Using a mordant helps to ensure the most durable and long-lasting colors. With the...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...mordant and dye in one step, rather than using the traditional mordant method with aluminum sulfate or aluminum acetate. Traditional tannin mordants include: Tannin Chestnut Tara Myrobalan Cutch Walnut Quebracho...

New Product Live Q&A With Kathy: Aluminum Triformate

...Saves water as you re-use the mordant bath until the mordant is consumed and you can add more mordant liquid as necessary (bucket method). Aluminum triformate is easy to use...

Aluminum acetate mordant

...powder that creates bright colors on plant fibers. It is an alternative mordant to traditional tannin mordants. In addition, it is our preferred mordant for plant fibers. Mordanting is an...

How to Mordant with Aluminum Acetate

...here. WHAT IS MORDANTING? Mordanting is the most important process of preparing fibers to accept color. Using a mordant helps to ensure the most durable and long-lasting colors. With the...

How to Mordant with Aluminum Sulfate

...here. WHAT IS MORDANTING? Mordanting is the most important process of preparing fibers to accept color. Using a mordant helps to ensure the most durable and long-lasting colors. With the...