Textile Dyeing Chemicals
Use whenever applying dye solutions directly to material as in tie dyeing and hand artwork with Procion MX or Acid dyes. Urea slows the drying process allowing longer for dye to react with material, yielding deeper, much more radiant colors.
- Chemical Compound-Carbamide-CO(NH 2)2
- Size-1 lb
- Size-5 pounds
Marbling method and presoak for material when performing flower pounding, and as a mordant for all-natural dyes.
- Chemical Compound-Potassium Aluminum Sulfate-KAl(SO4)2·12H2O
Soda Ash~Dye Setting Agent
- Chemical Compound-Sodium Carbonate-Na2CO3
- Price- $4.50
Ludigol F~DYe Enhancer
Dye enhancer for steam environment dyes. Utilize 1 teaspoon per quart-add to color shower whenever steam environment when needing deep tones and vapor setting silk. larger quantities offered by unique purchase.
- Chemical Compound-Sodium nitrobenzenesulfonate-C6H4NNaO5S
- Size-2 oz.
Sodium Alginate F~Dye Thickener
Seaweed derivative utilized as a thickener for dyes, well suited for painting on silk and wool.
- Chemical Compound-Polysaccharide-C6H9NaO7
- Size-2 oz
Sodium Alginate SH~Dye Thickener
Seaweed derivative used as a thickener for dyes, well suited for painting on cotton, linen and rayon.
Natural seaweed gelling broker for marbling on fabrics and paper. Provides a viscous surface that allows the dyes to float in the fluid area.
- Chemical Compound-Polysaccharide-C24H36O25S2-2
- Size-4 oz case
Methocel-synthetic replacement for carrageenan -used to marbling in some recoverable format and textiles. Less expensive than all-natural carageenan.
- Chemical Compound-Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose-C29H54O16
- Size-8 oz bag
Silk SaltSilk sodium for starburst strategies with batik and silk painting. Sprinkle while dye/paint remains wet to press color around, allow to dry and brush-off. Rinse as usual.
- Chemical Compound-Sodium Chloride-NaCl
- Size-2 oz jar
- Size-10 oz container
Fiber Etch~Velvet Etching Solution
For producing your own personal burnout velvet. Etching option for fabrics and paper. Removes fibers from velvets and level textiles in addition to papers. Usage with stencils or freehand. Contains sodium bisulfate
- Size-2 oz bottle with applicator tip
Color Magnet~Dye Attractant
Synthrapol~Excess Dye Grabber
- Chemical Compound-Surfactant
- Size- 6 oz. container
- Size-1 quart
Fixative for textiles and applications in which heat environment may not be done. Around 1 tsp per quart of water based paint.
- Size-60 ml. container
- Size-250 ml. container
No Flow~Dye Inhibitor
Antifusant always prevent the scatter of dyes on textile. Helpful for drawing or writing with dye or with felt-tip markers on silk when making use of a brush with liquid dyes or shows, blot extra from bristles before artwork.