Procion Dye – Plant Fibers

Chem stock – 1 part soda ash, 1 part salt, 32 parts water

1 cup dye chem solution with 1/4 tsp dye powder (blue with a smidge of black)

Water near boiling

Mixed dye and sit in jar for 24 hours (warm)

Rinse 2x’s cold with blue Dawn soap

Fabric 1x’s hot in washing machine and machine dried low

Yarn 2x’s boiling water, line dried

An index card laid out on a white table. The handwritten information in blue ink regarding Procion Dye experiments on this card have been typed as text on this page.
An index card on a white table. Three fabric swatches are taped to the card with black and white washi tape. The left and middle swatches are light blue with dark blue fold lines. The right swatch is a medium/dark blue with light blue fold lines.
An index card on a white table. Three fabric swatches are taped to the card with black and white washi tape. All three are light blue with dark blue fold lines. The left and middle swatches are thin, easily wrinkled fabrics.
An index card on a white table. There is a strip of washi tape along the top with orange jack o'lanterns. There is a mini skein of medium blue cotton yarn stapled to the card.
An index card on a white table. Three fabric swatches are taped to the card with black and white washi tape. The left swatch is a previously dyed cotton swatch overdyed blue to a teal-blue with light beige fold lines. The middle swatch is a middle blue with lgith blue fold lines. The right swatch is a light blue with dark blue fold lines.
An index card on a white table. Three fabric swatches are taped to the card with black and white washi tape. All three swatches are a medium blue with dark blue fold lines.
An index card on a white table.  There is a mini skein of medium blue cotton yarn with light blue resist spots stapled to the card.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s