Natural Dye Starter Kit: Cellulose Fibres
This natural dye kit contains the basic powders & instructions to help you get started with scouring & mordanting cellulose fibres such as linen, cotton, hemp etc.
Plant or cellulose fibres (sometimes referred to as vegetable fibres) need to be prepared for dyeing using different ingredients & methods to protein fibres (wool, cashmere, silk etc).
This kit is designed for those of you looking to work with plant fibres & comes with an instructional booklet that will walk you through the process of scouring (preparing your fibre), mordanting (helping the dye bind to the fibre), dyeing & washing your fibres in the simplest way possible.
This kit will scour and mordant up to 500g of plant fibre (roughly 2 meters of linen or similar plant-based fibre).
THIS KIT CONTAINS:
- 20g Soda Ash
- 20g Tannin Powder
- Wooden Spoon
- 48-page cotton paper Japanese notebook + pencil.
- 12-page booklet with clear instructions on how to scour, mordant & dye your plant fibres.
- Safety card
- Organic cotton drawstring bag
If you are looking to work with animal fibres please see our other kits.