The Modern Natural Dyer - Indigo + Shibori Dye Kit - PREORDER

***  Please note, we are waiting for a shipment of the cotton / linen fabric. This kit will ship approximately December 30th. We apologize for any inconvenience. ***

The Indigo + Shibori Dye Kit is perfect for anyone who loves indigo and wants try making their own indigo vat! Following the instructions in The Modern Natural Dyer, you will learn how to create an indigo vat, how to maintain it, and the nuances of creating different shades on cotton and linen. You can create one vat for all three projects, and will have enough indigo to dye many more objects, including yarn, clothing, household linens, and more!

These are the projects included:
Waves Bandana
Fishbone Dress
Snapshot Quilt

By working on these projects you will learn:
+ the difference between fiber types
+ to naturally dye cellulose-based fibers
+ to plan for projects
+ to work efficiently and effectively 
+ to dye with indigo 
+ to create patterns using shibori

+ to combine natural dyeing extracts to create a wide-range of color
+ to dye garments 
+ and more!

The Indigo + Shibori Dye Kit contains:

Fabric, Thread, and Notions
Cotton bandanas (2)
Linen fabric (2 1/4 yards) [optional*]
Cotton-linen fabric (3 1/2 yards)
DMC floss (2 hanks)
Button & craft thread
Tendril Dress sewing pattern [optional*]
Fabric marker
Sewing needles (4)

    Scour, Indigo, and Agents
    Soda ash
    Indigo & all agents to create an indigo vat

    Verb pencil
    Clothespins (3)
    3x3" plastic squares (6)
    pH strips + key

    To complete these projects, you will also need:
    The Modern Natural Dyer book
    3 gallon bucket
    White spoon
    Measuring cup
    Drying rack or clothesline
    Dropcloth (optional)
    Sewing tools for each project

    *Our recommended kit includes a printed copy of the Tendril Dress pattern and enough linen fabric to sew any of the sizes. To order, select "Indigo + Shibori Kit" below. If you already own the Tendril Dress sewing pattern, or would like to use a pre-sewn dress that you already own, select "Indigo + Shibori Kit: No Tendril Pattern + Fabric".

    Purchasing this one large kit, rather than a series of smaller kits, or each material individually is is a great savings.

    + Indigo Dye Kit ships via UPS Ground. Please provide a physical mailing address (no PO Boxes). 

    + Dye Kits will ship 7 - 10 business days from time of order
    + For more shipping information please see our shipping page