The Natural Dye Workshop - Supply Kit

$606.25

Enrolled students have a discount code to purchase this kit at 20% off ($485 CDN).

This kit includes Dyes & Mordants, Fabric, Yarn & Miscellaneous Supplies.

Registered Students will have received a discount code to use at checkout.

DYES, MORDANTS & SCOURING:

    Natural Dyes:

    • 225g Madder Root Powder
    • 30g Cochineal Bugs
    • 100g Logwood Chips
    • 30g Lac Extract
    • 100g Himalayan Rhubarb Powder
    • 100g Eastern Brazilwood Powder
    • 100g Weld Chips
    • 225g Marigold Petal Powder
    • 225g Myrobalan Powder
    • 225g Cutch Extract
    • 100g Natural Indigo

     

    Mordants, tannins & additives:

    • 500g Potassium Aluminum Sulphate (Alum)
    • 250g Calcium Carbonate
    • 100g Ferrous Sulfate (iron)
    • 250g Calcium Hydroxide (Calx)
    • 100g Gallnut Tannin Powder

     

    Scouring agents for cellulose & protein fibres:

    • 60ml Synthrapol
    • 100g Orvus Paste
    • 500g Soda Ash 

     

    FABRIC, YARN & MISCALLENEOUS:

    Dye Studies:

    • 1/2 m wool fabric – natural
    • 1/2 m silk fabric – white
    • 1 x 100 g wool yarn – white
    • 1 x 100 g wool yarn – grey
    • 1/2 m cotton fabric – natural
    • 1/2 m hemp/cotton fabric – natural
    • 1/2 m linen – natural
    • 1/2 m linen – white

     

    Indigo Studies:

    • 1 x 10 g wool yarn – natural
    • 1 x 10 g wool yarn– grey or brown
    • Approx. 15 cm piece of each of the following; silk, wool, white linen, natural linen, cotton, and hemp/cotton
    • 1.4 m narrow width Japanese Cotton (for indigo shaped resist study)

     

    Exhaust Bath Studies:

    • 1/2 m of wool fabric – natural (for exhaust baths & exhaust indigo overdye)
    • 1/2 m of linen – white (for exhaust baths & exhaust indigo overdye)

     

    Miscellaneous Supplies:

    • 50 Tyvek labels for labeling yarns for the dyepot
    • 1 box of nickel plated non-rust pins
    • 18 different coloured beads (6 or more of each) for tracking your fabric studies
    • 25 card tags with string (for labeling yarn studies when dry)
    • 100 brown card tags (for labeling your fabrics)
    • 2 sheets of printer labels (80 to a sheet) (for labeling studies when dry)
    • 2 dust masks
    • 1 piece polyester organza fabric – approx 50 cm square (to use as a dye bag for raw material)
    • The Dyer’s Journal 
    • pH strips 

     

    **The total value of this kit is $605 CAD - Available only to students for $485 CAD*

     

    Important note: 

    No substitutions can be made to supply kits.

    All supply kits are non-refundable.

    One kit per student.