Calendula (Size: 100g)

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Calendula of the family Asteraceae - This is related to the Marigold plant. Dyes Bright Yellow to Khaki Greens.Use 100% ground flower heads per WOF.Use alum mordant at 15% WOF for protein fibres. Mordant with tannin at 8% WOF and then alum at 15% for cellulose fibres.Cover flowers in hot water and leave it to soak overnight in a warm place. Remove the flowers from the water and dry - these can be stored and used again. Transfer the Calendula liquer into a dye pot, add fibre and bring to a simmer for 2 hours. Remove the fibre and rinse well. Its normal for some dye to wash out.If you use an iron pot it will alter the colour expected.

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Calendula of the family Asteraceae - This is related to the Marigold plant. Dyes Bright Yellow to Khaki Greens.Use 100% ground flower heads per WOF.Use alum mordant at 15% WOF for protein fibres. Mordant with tannin at 8% WOF and then alum at 15% for cellulose fibres.Cover flowers in hot water and leave it to soak overnight in a warm place. Remove the flowers from the water and dry - these can be stored and used again. Transfer the Calendula liquer into a dye pot, add fibre and bring to a simmer for 2 hours. Remove the fibre and rinse well. Its normal for some dye to wash out.If you use an iron pot it will alter the colour expected.


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