Natural Dyes

Marigold Flowers Whole [100g]

£8.00 inc. VAT

Calendulae officinalis

This Natural Dye material contains all the tops and will produce yellow with an Alum mordant, if modified with iron a lime green can be produced

An Alum mordant is required for protein fibres.

A tannin and Alum mordant are required for all cellulose fibres.

Not food safe, so please do not make a drink with this dye.

The picture shows wool which has been mordanted with alum, then dyed with marigolds.

The left-hand skein shows how all the skeins originally came out of the dye pot. The other four were each dipped into a different modifier bath for approximately 10 minutes. From left-to-right these modifier baths were Citric Acid, Ammonia, Copper and Iron.

Out of stock

SKU B00-ND-027 Category

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