Introducing our natural dye kit, complete with a Good Tee, gives the beginner dyer a perfect introduction into the beauty and wonder of creating colour from nature and customizing your own unique youth t-shirt. The best part about this, is it’s sustainable, a guilt-free project, with minimal environmental impact.
- A youth t-shirt in any size you need. Included are the ingredients to dye around 3- 4 t-shirts. To purchase additional tees, will be 50% discount automatic and checkout. Discounts cannot be combined with other codes.
- Alum (a food safe ingredient made of potassium aluminum sulfate) as the mordant(for colourfast), and Gallnut , tannin powder made from the galls formed on oak trees, for pre-mordanting.
- Logwood chips (haematoxylon campechianum), which yield gorgeous soft purples, osage sawdust (maclura pomifera) for yellow, ground madder root (rubia tinctoria) for lovely peachy orange shades, and cochineal (dactylopius coccus) for pink.
Comprehensive instructions in the kit will take you through the step by step process of preparing your fibres and dyeing with these dried dyestuffs.
Please note that the dyed fibres in the photos are not included. They are there to show you what colours you can expect to achieve with the dye.
90 g alum, 30g gallnut, 15g logwood, 15g osage, 15g madder, 7g cochineal