Natural Dyes

Tansy Wort – Cut [50g]

£4.00 inc. VAT

Tanacetum vulgare

This contains all of the cut tops of the plant.

Shades of a greenish yellow can be achieved with this dye.

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 tansy wort.

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.

31 in stock

SKU B00-ND-061 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.