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Natural Dye Starter Kit: Cellulose Fibres

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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). 


  • 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.