A novel method of marbling fabric with Procion MX

Marbling with Procion dyes  A word about safety-: Although these dyes are amongst the safest on the market, It is best to avoid inhaling the dry dye powder as it can produce lung irritation. Where possible use the dye in solution. Wear rubber gloves when...

Applying Procion MX dye with a bottle

Mixing dye to be applied with a bottle There are many methods that require you to apply dye with an applicator bottle. Below are some of our test pieces we made just by dabbing and folding the fabric in a tray, randomly applying colour and then over...

How to dye feathers

Instructions for dyeing feathers in a microwave Because we have been asked on a number of occasions about dyeing feathers, I thought it was about time I had a go. Feathers being what are classed as a protein fibre like wool and leather need an acid dye and some heat...

Acid Dye Instructions

Instructions for dyeing fleece and wool in a microwave oven and on a stove top. Kenanthrol acid milling dyes are suitable dyes for fleece, wool, silk and other protein fibres. As the name implies these dyes require a hot acidic dye bath for the dye to bond with the...

Procion Dye Basic Instructions

Dyeing with Procion MX dyes. Here are some basic instructions and quantities.  There are many ways of using these dyes and much information on the web, but here is a basic method and approximate quantities. These dyes are suitable for Cotton, linen, viscose, hemp and...