Mordants & Dye Thickeners

Handle all mordants/modifiers with care and when using powders wearing a mask is recommended



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Alum [250g]

Alum [250g]

This is Aluminium Potassium Sulphate and is one of the most commonly used of all the mordants. Normally used at 10%. Also used at 8% with 2% Cream of...
£6.50

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Alum [500g]

Alum [500g]

This is Aluminium Potassium Sulphate and is one of the most commonly used of all the mordants. Normally used at 10%. Also used at 8% with 2% Cream of...
£12.00

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Ammonium Sulphate [50g]

Ammonium Sulphate [50g]

Ammonium Sulphate or fixing agent is used when applying acid dyes to wool or silk by dyeing or printing techniques. It is mildly acidic and is a more...
£1.50

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Citric Acid [100g]

Citric Acid [100g]

Can be used to change the pH of your dye bath, making it more acidic. Also used when using a Copper mordant
£3.00

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Copper [100g]

Copper [100g]

Tends to make colours greener or browner. Use at 2% per 100g Weight Of Fibre. Handle with care as copper is poisonous. Do not dispose of down the...
£3.00

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Copper [500g]

Copper [500g]

Tends to make colours greener or browner. Use at 2% per 100g Weight Of Fibre. Handle with care as copper is poisonous. Do not dispose of down the...
£12.00

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Cream of Tartar [100g]

Cream of Tartar [100g]

Used in association with Alum
£8.00

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Hydros [100g]

Hydros [100g]

A chemical used when dyeing with Natural or Synthtic Indigo Mixed with warm water then added to the Indigo Vat. The Vat appearance should then be a...
£4.50

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Iron [100g]

Iron [100g]

Tends to make colours darker or "saddening" them, and can turn yellow an olive green colour. Use at a rate of 7% per 100g of fibre. Handle with care...
£3.00

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Iron [500g]

Iron [500g]

Tends to make colours darker or "saddening" them, and can turn yellow an olive green colour. Use at a rate of 7% per 100g of fibre. Handle with care...
£12.00

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Manutex RS [50g]

Manutex RS [50g]

Manutex is an alginate based thickener made from Seaweed harvested off the coast of Scotland. It is recommended when printing or painting wool or...
£3.00

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Soda Ash [250g]

Soda Ash [250g]

Used when creating an Indigo Vat or to make your water/dye bath more alkaline. Can be used in place of washing soda.
£4.20

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