acid milling dye
10g Magenta Dye
10g Magenta Dye

10g Magenta Dye

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FibreDYE is a powdered acid dye for protein (animal) fibres

  • For wool top & other protein (animal) fibres
  • 16 inter-mixable colours
  • Fix with heat & citric acid or white vinegar
  • Application methods include on the hob & microwave

Please read our DYERS HELP PAGE

FibreDYE is designed to achieve bright and heavy shades with excellent colour fastness. Available in 16 colours which can be intermixed to produce unlimited colours. Easy application methods include on the hob and in the microwave.

  • Packet contains 10g of dry dye powder
  • Mix in 1L of water for a 1% liquid dye stock
  • Will dye approx 500g of fibre (dry weight)
  • Dilute dye stock to vary shade strength
  • Fix with heat and citric acid (or white vinegar)

Mix a 1% liquid dye stock...

    For on the hob dyeing first prepare a 1% liquid dye stock consisting of 10g of FibreDYE powder in 1 litre of water. You can then calculate how much of this stock should be added to your dye bath (depending on the dry weight of the fibre) to achieve the desired shade.

    Fibre weight (dry)

    Dye bath water

    Pastel shade

    Medium shade

    Heavy shade

    100g

    Enough to cover well

    100ml of 1% dye  stock

    200ml of 1% dye stock

    300ml of 1% dye stock

    500g

    Enough to cover well

    500ml of 1% dye stock

    1litre of 1% dye stock

    1.5 litres of 1% dye stock

    What WILL it dye?

    FibreDYE is suitable for dyeing all protein (animal) fibres such as wool, alpaca, feathers, silk & also nylon (as long as is it really IS nylon!)

    What WON'T it dye?

    Not suitable for plant (vegetable) fibres such as cotton, hemp, flax, bamboo, and not acrylics and most other man made fibres.

     

    Disclaimer:
    We do not guarantee the result nor do we accept responsibility for the outcome of your dyeing. Dyeing is a craft requiring skill and experience and the colours and effects achieved will depend on many factors. Always test first especially where the results are more critical.

    Download "Safety in Use Recommendations" (pdf)

     


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