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NOTE: This kit does not include fabric for dying.
Indigo bearing plants are the world's best source of natural, true, colourfast blue. A magical dye stuff that has been used around the world as a dye since pre-historic times, the culture and wonder that surrounds this plant is immense.
Indigo cannot be dyed in the same way as other dyes, but must be used to create a "living" vat, which is achieved through a sort of fermentation process.
This kit contains the pre-measured ingredients to create one organic fructose vat, with which you can dye quite a bit of fiber - how much a kit will dye depends on a few things, including how dark you want the blue to be, and what fibers you use. As a general ballpark, you could expect to dye at least 5 yards of a medium weight cotton.
The vat can remain active for several weeks, depending on how much you use it and how you take care of it. Indigo can be used to dye any natural fibers, not synthetics.
The kit also includes comprehensive instructions on how to create the vat, how to use it for dyeing, and how to maintain it.
Box size: 6 1/2"L x 3 1/4"W x 2 1/4H
Made in Canada