FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Aluminum Acetate Substitute & Using Recyclables For Seed Cups

...from the alum bath and rinse lightly. You are now ready to dye. Notes: You may use other tannins, like myrobalan, cutch, walnut or chestnut, but your dyed fabrics will...

Quebracho Moreno

...suitable for use are: Gallo-Tannin (whole, ground,and in extract form) Tara Chestnut Myrobalan (ground and in extract form) Pomegranate (whole peels and extract form) Wattle Cutch Walnut Hull Powder  ...

Aquarelle Liquid Natural Dye Instructions

...in traditional herbal medicine. Pomegranate Liquid: a green-gold when used alone. This dye also makes beautiful aqua colors when combined with Saxon Blue Cutch Liquid: A sweet-smelling brown. Myrobalan Liquid:...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...week answered by natural dyer in chief, Kathy Hattori, Founder of Botanical Colors: What is the best natural fixative for cotton? All tannins (chestnut, tara, myrobalan, cutch, etc) may be...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...create an elephant gray. Any other tannin (wattle, tara, myrobalan, walnut, cutch, quebracho moreno) will create some version of brown or gray with iron added on protein fibers, so you...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...important tannins are: gallo-tannin, tara, myrobalan, cutch, walnut, quebracho moreno, chestnut and pomegranate. Each of these function as a tannin mordant, which on cellulose fibers, affixes natural dyes. Note that...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...using 1-3% myrobalan extract as the yellow source. Mallard Blue Green This is a favorite color. Dip a medium dark shade of indigo, then dye with 10% fustic. At first,...

Aluminum acetate mordant

...Related items: Aluminum Sulfate Aluminum Potassium Sulfate Soda Ash Symplocos Plant Mordant Tannin Extract: a “clear” tannin Myrobalan Extract: a “yellow” tannin Cutch Extract: a “brown”tannin Calcium Carbonate Cellulose Scour...

Weld extract

...smelling plant. All the other yellow dyes I had tried: osage, fustic, pomegranate and myrobalan had been so much more discreet in their yellowness. Their shades were golden, buff, bronze,...

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...