Natural Dyes

Turmeric Root – Powder [50g]

£6.50 inc. VAT

Curcuma Longa.

This Natural Dye material contains all of the ground roots, which will produce a strong yellow. Dye in a well ventilated area as this will give off a strong aroma.

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 turmeric root

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.

27 in stock

SKU B00-ND-062 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.