Sunday, August 31, 2014

Eco-dyeing Sunday September 14

If you’re planning on doing the eco dyeing Sunday Sept 14 and want me to order silk scarves I need to know soon. I will be ordering Tuesday 9/2 evening. 11x60 are $3.79, 14x72 are $4.95, plus shipping and maybe tax. I’ve heard from are Bonnie C, Bonnie M, Megan, Amanda, Petra, Joann and Kathy R. Email me directly You can bring your own cotton, rayon or linen, you will need to mordant it.
Mordanting cellulose fibers (cotton, linen, rayon): 
1 pound–Pre-wash fabric before mordanting! 
2 tspn alum (spice aisle or Hyatt’s) 
1 tspn washing soda (grocery store-laundry) 
Dissolve each separately in cup of hot water and add to 
2 gallons of water 
Add cloth and simmer for one hour. Let sit overnight, spin out excess water. Can dry or use damp.

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