Back to Natural Dyes

Weld, Dried Chopped

$5.75$19.00

Dried and chopped tops from Reseda luteola.

Use on protein or cellulose fibres. An ancient source of excellent bright yellows. Pre-mordanting recommended. Alum/c.o.t. mordant gives good results. Use at 30-50% WOF for medium shades.

TO USE: soak in water overnight, then simmer mixture at 160-175°F for 1 hour. Cool and strain. Add more water if needed and enter pre-mordanted fibre. Hold at a 160-175°F for one hour. The brightest yellows develop at these cool temperatures.

Light & washfastness: very good.

Clear selection
SKU: N/A Category: Tags: , ,