Madder Dyeing, Purples and Mauves
What is in the package?
Madder dye kit 1 (mauve/purple)
100g cotton fabric
20g sodium carbonate (soda ash)
100g madder powder
2g iron sulphate
You will need
- Contents of the kit
- A well ventilated space with a controllable heat source for 'cooking' the dye and the fabric
- A thermometer that can be put in liquid and measures up to 100 degrees Celsius (212F)
- A large non-reactive pan with a lid that you will never use for cooking food again. You might be able to find one second hand.
- A plastic bucket
- Tongs or a wooden spoon
- Protective gloves, eg plastic
- Face mask (optional)
Read our blog for the recipe!