A vast resource for dyers, this section contains the dyes, mordants
and chemicals for all fibres and dyeing techniques, including
Batik, Natural Dyeing and Discharge Dyeing.
You will find fibre reactive Procion MX
dyes for cellulose fibres such as cotton, viscose and linen, plus
Disperse Dyes for synthetic fibres such as polyester and nylon. There are the popular and traditional dyes
for natural dyeing and the most well
known dye of all time - indigo.
The Acid Dyes which work best on protein fibres such as silk and
wool, include the liquid Dupont Steam Fix dyes which are used by
silk painters and batik artists. There are also the Acid
Discharge dyes, which can be removed from fabric with discharge
paste, and the Acid Illuminating dyes which can be combined with the discharge paste to replace the colour
Simple recipes for the natural dyes and
synthetic dyes, instructions and further
information about all our dyes can be found in the Fact File:
Information about Dyes and Dyeing Techniques.