Dye Kit for Sewists - NEW!
The Dye Kit for Sewists is perfect for someone who loves sewing and is excited to create their own fabric to sew with! Following the instructions in The Modern Natural Dyer, you will follow three different pathways in dyeing fabric: eco-printing with flowers, sewing a dress before dyeing, and dyeing fabric before sewing.
These are the projects included:
Flowers At My Fingertips
Field and Forest Dress
By working on these projects you will learn:
+ the difference between fiber types
+ to naturally dye protein-based and cellulose-based fibers
+ to plan for projects
+ to work efficiently and effectively
+ to combine natural dyeing extracts to create a wide-range of color
+ which plants found in the garden and forest make great dye plants
+ and how to dye and print with these plants
+ to dye garments
+ and more!
The Dye Kit for Sewists contains:
Fabric and Thread
Wool flannel fabric (1/4 & 3/8 yard)
Cotton fabric (1/8 yard)
Linen fabric (1 1/2 yard)
Button & craft thread
Scour, Mordant, and Color Changers
Aluminum potassium sulfate
3 pair of gloves
+ a packet of dye flower seeds!
To complete these projects, you will also need:
The Modern Natural Dyer book
5 & 16 quart stainless steel pot
Flowers (marigolds, dahlias, cosmos, etc)
Whole dyestuffs (eucalyptus, oak galls, etc)
Sewing tools for each project
CANADIAN AND INTERNATIONAL friends, if interested in purchasing, get in touch and we will give you a shipping quote.
Some fun things about the Dye Kit for Sewists:
++ Purchasing this one large kit, rather than a series of smaller kits, you will save over 25%.