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Natural Dyes

Ivy Leaves – Cut [100g]

£5.00 inc. VAT

Hedera helix

This Natural Dye is more suitable for animal fibres.

This Natural Dye produces a yellow – green colour, an Alum mordant will help with colour fastness.
Use at a rate of 1:1 dye stuff to fibre.
Can be used in Eco Dyeing and Eco Printing.

In the images below, the wool skein has been treated with (from top to bottom / left to right) Alum, Citric Acid, Ammonia, Copper Sulphate, Iron (Ferrous Sulphate).

The dyed samples are as follows
Alum – no modifier = yellow green
Alum + Citric Acid = green
Alum + Ammonia = yellow green
Alum + Copper = yellow green
Alum + Iron = brown green

Not food safe, so please do not make a drink with these leaves.

Comes in a bag of 100g in weight.
We are changing over from plastic bags to re-sealable Kraft bags.

This will be shipped via Royal Mail 2nd class small parcels.

20 in stock

SKU B00-ND-049 Category

International Customers: Please make sure your country will accept plant material through the post, we will not be responsible for any item refused or destroyed by border control.