Every Indigo & Shibori Kit comes with a blank bandana, a pair of wooden clamps and a skein of string to tie off your fabric. Here are a suite of examples of patterns that we created in the Natural Dye Kits lab. All images link to lllustrated tutorials on the exact folding methods used to create these patterns. These same instructions can be followed for yardage or garments.
This natural indigo dye kit is packed with everything you need to create a bundle of permanent, dyed patterns on any plant-based fabric. We’ve gathered the finest quality ingredients and supplies for you: the beginner to intermediate dyer. May this kit inspire and challenge you to create new, beautiful work. Share your results with us online at www.naturaldyekits.com and enjoy!
THIS KIT INCLUDES:
Naturally derived indigo pigment
All necessary activation and setting agents
A blank cotton gauze bandana
Wood clamps and cotton cord
YOU WILL NEED:
Two five gallon buckets: one for dyeing, one for rinsing
A long mixing stick
TIPS & INFO:
For best results use plant-based fabrics.
Dyes up to 5 lbs of fabric or a dozen garments depending on coverage and shade.
Prep your vat then wait 24 hours for it to mature before dyeing.
Vat stays viable for weeks, just stir and revisit.
WARNING: This kit contains Indigotin, Calcium Hydroxide, Iron Sulfate and Citric Acid which can be harmful if used improperly! Follow all instructions carefully.
Adult supervision required.
Conforms to ASTM D-4236
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Access FAQs, browse tutorials on dyeing patterns and share your work at www.naturaldyekits.com.