This wonderful kit is a great starting point for your journey into learning the art of botanical dyeing with plant extracts. Using a single plant source - Coreopsis Tinctoria - supplied as a powdered extract (certified to Global Organic Textile Standards), you will learn how to mordant silk, and modifiy your results to produce three glorious colours with just one plant.
The clear instructions in the enclosed booklet will lead you through the process, allowing you to enjoy your journey into natural dyeing, and delight in the results you can acheive.
The kit is provided in a handy organic cotton drawstring bag, and contains silk ribbons, instructions, mordants, dyes and modifiers. You will also need non-reactive pans or bowls, a heat source, stainless steel or other non-reative stirring spoon(s). Please read the health and safety instructions thoroughly before starting, and ensure you have the appropriate protective items such as gloves and apron.