Gallo Tannin extract

Gallo Tannin extract (Tannin) comes from gall nuts, which contain approximately 50-60% tannin and has a lovely tea-like aroma. The dye is very light, imparting a subtle beige color. Its...

Q & A: Round Up of Mordanting + Scouring 101

...color. Be aware that the color of the tannin will influence the dye color, so choose a light tannin such as Gallo Tannin or Tara Powder for a light tannin....

10 Tannins That Don’t Need a Mordant

...golden brown color and will darken slightly on exposure to direct sunlight. Gallo Tannin: Gallo Tannin extract (Tannin) comes from gall nuts, which contain approximately 50-60% tannin and has a...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...same or twice the strength of tara? It is possible that gallo-tannin has more tannin than tara but the percentage varies, but generally, gallo-tannin is the “strongest” tannin. I’m developing...

Tara Powder

...the strength of tara? It is possible that gallo-tannin has more tannin than tara but the percentage varies, but generally, gallo-tannin is the “strongest” tannin. Related Items Aluminum Acetate Iron...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...strengths are. That way you can start documenting which colors give the best shades for the palette that you prefer. Can you explain the difference between tannin and mordant? Tannin...

How to Mordant with Tannin and Alum

...fiber remain in the tannin liquid for at least 1 hour and as long as overnight. Rotate the goods in the tannin bath occasionally, keeping them submerged. This tannin bath...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...protein and fat and some other critter might find that an interesting snack. I am using your Tannin Extract (gall nuts). After scouring, I’m using hot tap water and tannin...

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

...tara as they are the lightest colored tannins) 12-14% aluminum potassium sulfate 1.5% soda ash Dissolve tannin or tara in boiling water and make a tannin bath with room temperature...

Aquarelle Tannin Liquid

Aquarelle Tannin Liquid is an easy to use liquid natural dye that creates a soft purple with Iron or a light buff by itself. Similarly, aquarelle tannin extract is considered...