Awesome for all ages, these Natural Dye Kits from Ms. Amy Taylor are the perfect way to learn and explore the magic of natural dyes. Immerse yourself in natural color from the comfort of your own home.
Each kit includes: 1 silk scarf, alum mordant, dye material, and twine for optional shibori. You can find easy step-by-step instructions here
, along with design tips and tricks here
You'll need a stainless steel pot to pre-mordant your fabric using our foodsafe alum. Everything else can be done in its own mason jar! Our kits make natural dyeing a breeze, and your mordant and dye bath can be re-used to keep the fun going.
We offer 3 stunning colors to choose from: Cochineal (bright magenta), Chamomile (soft butter yellow), and Marigold (golden yellow).
Extracting color from the females, Cochineal insects have been used to dye fabric, cosmetics, and food as early as 2nd Century BC. Cochineal yields sensational magenta.
Chamomile flowers have been used as a calming and medicinal infusion for thousands of years. Chamomile flowers yield soft, buttery yellows.
Marigold flowers have historically been used throughout the world for their medicinal, religious, and decorative properties. Marigold flowers yield dazzling golden yellows.
100% of the packaging and shipping materials used to make these kits is recyclable, reusable, and/or compostable.