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Dye Seeds

AFRICAN MARIGOLD

£3.00

Tagetes erecta Dwarf variety. Growing to about 30 cm (12inches) in height. Producing large double flowers of orange, yellow and gold. African

ALKANET

£3.00

ALKANET

£3.00

Anchusa officinalis The bark of the roots yield a weak brownish red or lillac dye. It is not as strong as its

CALENDULA OFFICINALIS

£3.00

Calendula officinalis  Also called pot marigold is often confused with members of the genus Tagetes which go by the same common name

COREOPSIS SEEDS

£3.00

 

 


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Natural Dyes

ALKANET

£4.50

ALKANET

£4.50

Alkanna tinctoria or dyer’s alkanet is a very attractive purple colourant found in the roots of plants belonging to the borage family.

BRAZILWOOD

£4.50

BRAZILWOOD

£4.50

Produces lovely warm reds and browns. High in tannin. Can be used multiple times. 100g    £4.50 HOW TO DYE WITH BRAZILWOOD

COCHINEAL

£7.50

COCHINEAL

£7.50

Cochineal is a potent natural dyestuff that is derived from the crushed, dried bodies of the female cochineal bug – a scale

COREOPSIS

£5.00

COREOPSIS

£5.00

Coreopsis produces a strong yellow/orange dye. It is easy to grow, although it does require full sun and good drainage. It flowers


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Madder Rhizomes

MADDER RHIZOMES

£12.00

10 MADDER RHIZOMES EACH 4 – 6 INCHES IN LENGTH –  £12.00 Approx weight 400g Rubia Tinctorum The roots of this ancient


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Mordants and Assistants

ALUM

£4.00

ALUM

£4.00

ALUMINIUM POTASSIUM SULPHATE Translucent water soluble crystals found near sulphur springs. Used to mordant animal fibres. Be careful as too much alum

ALUMINIUM ACETATE

£10.00

White water soluble powder.  A strong mordant used on cotton and other plant fibres. Improves light and washfastness, producing deeper richer colours.

CALCIUM CARBONATE

£5.00

Also called Chalk A dense white powdery mineral – a common addition to the madder and weld dye bath – providing hard

CREAM OF TARTAR

£7.00

(Potassium Bitartrate) Crystalline opaque white powder. Alkali modifier. Used for wool and silk. An optional addition to the alum mordant and to


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Fibres

ALPACA FIBRE

£8.00

Alpaca fibre is 3 times warmer than wool. It is lightweight soft and luxurious.  Takes natural dye very well. It is a


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Silk Scarves for Dyeing

CREPE de CHINE SCARF

£12.00

Crepe de chine silk scarf is woven from high twist yarns and degummed after weaving to give a flexible fabric with a

HABOTAI 8 SCARVES

£9.00£11.00

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HABOTAI 8 SCARVES

£9.00£11.00

The natural white silk habotai 8mm is a great silk for natural dyeing. Also known as “China Silk”. It is lightweight and

PONGEE CUSHION COVER

£8.00

Pure silk cushion cover with concealed zip. Pongee 8 – 39 x 39cm    £12.00

SILK CHIFFON SCARVES

£10.00

Lightweight natural silk chiffon Gauze 3.5 150cm x 40cm Handrolled and hemmed edges –  £10.00


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Peg Looms

FRENCH KNITTING BOBBIN

£5.00

So simple yet so satisfying. Create long lengths of braids with this wooden French Knitting Bobbin. The thickness of your yarn determines

PEG LOOMS

£16.00

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PEG LOOMS

£16.00

START WEAVING ON A PEG LOOM! A simple yet effective way of creating woven items such as table mats, table runners, cushions,

WEAVING STICKS

£6.00

Weaving sticks are so simple to use that anyone can create beautiful and useful woven items using only 5 sticks! With weaving


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