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Riihivilla, Dyeing with natural dyes: About organic indigo vats Orgaanisista indigokyypeistä

Riihivilla, Dyeing with natural dyes: About organic indigo vats Orgaanisista indigokyypeistä

Sometimes alcohol is used to do this, but we have found a quick and efficient way to hydrate your indigo with marbles.

The Maiwa Guide to Natural Dyes What they are and how to use them These organic vats were originally developed by French dye chemist and.

MAIWA: Natural Dyes - About The Organic Indigo Vat

MAIWA: Natural Dyes - About The Organic Indigo Vat-also vat-henna+fructose

How to make an easy, organic Indigo vat.Michel Garcia’s Easy Organic Sugar Vat (1-2-3 Vat) Note: All of these ingredients may be purchased at Botanical Colors. You may also obtain calcium hydroxide from some building supply stores or Hispanic markets (in the spice section and called “Cal”). Fructose crystals are available at health food stores. 1 part powdered natural indigo 2 parts calcium hydroxide, also known as pickling lime, cal, calx 3 parts fructose crystals

How to make an easy, organic Indigo vat.Michel Garcia’s Easy Organic Sugar Vat…

When boiled with water, bamboo shoots produce a turkey red dye.

Make Your Own Organic Natural Red Fabric Dyes

In 2009 and 2010 I had the opportunity to study with natural dye master Michel Garcia.  He is a marvelous and knowledgeable teacher,  fascinated with using the chemistry of simple ingredients to cr...

In 2009 and 2010 I had the opportunity to study with natural dye master Michel Garcia. He is a marvelous and knowledgeable teacher, fascinated with using the chemistry of simple ingredients to cr.

Michel Garcia at his studio in Lauris, France 2010 // >>important indigo info!!!<<

indigo vat recipe - Michel Garcia at his studio in Lauris, France 2010

The Homestead Survival | Make Natural Dyes With Leftover Fruits and Vegetables | Homesteading & Natural Fabric Dyes

Use vegetables and fruits to make these nontoxic natural dyes. Mordants/fixatives used: For fruit dyes, simmer the fabric in cup salt and 4 cups water. For vegetable dyes, simmer in one cup vinegar and four cups water.

Rinsing out the recently dyed fiber in a bucket of water.  Notice how the fiber is still a bright green after pulling it out of the vat- this is because it hasn't fully oxygenated yet.  If your fiber is blue when you take it from the vat, the pigment will wash right out.

Tips on Using the 1-2-3 Organic Indigo Vat Recipe

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