Beeswax is a remarkable wax because it does not melt readily. For example, it can stand temperatures up to 60oc. Suitable for furniture polish, candles, encaustic and batik painting. Encaustic painting – also known as hot wax painting, involves using heated beeswax to which colored pigments are added. The liquid/paste is then applied to a surface — usually prepared wood, though canvas and other materials are often used. Batik painting – It is common for people to use a mixture of beeswax and paraffin wax. The beeswax will hold to the fabric and the paraffin wax will allow cracking, which is a characteristic of batik. Wherever the wax has seeped through the fabric, the dye will not penetrate. Sometimes several colours are used, with a series of dyeing, drying and waxing steps.
Excellent quality calico bags 38cm x 45cm.The handle is 36cm prefect for using as a shoulder bag. Easy to print onto or use fabric markers. We can do bags with your own design in one colour minimum is 1000 allow 8 weeks – please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a quote.
Add Textile Medium to Chromacryl Colours to make an immediate and effective textile paint with washfast durability. You can paint free-hand, block print or silk screen designs onto most natural fabrics. When dry, “fix” the colour into the fabric with heat. This can be done by ironing the fabric on a hot setting for at least 2 minutes.
This paste that will remove most fibre reactive colours, direct dyes and acid dye from fabric. Iron with steam and wash out. Formerly named Discharge paste. The mist is sprayed on. Nothing happens till you iron and the amount of heat controls the effect. Works best sprayed or screened through a stencil.
Jacquard Dye-Na-Flow is a free flowing, concentrated liquid colour for use on any untreated fabric.
It will spread on fabric until it is thoroughly absorbed and even. Every fabric has a different flow and spread. It is magical on silk, but it works on any type of fibre, natural and synthetic. On silk it has an even luster. On velvet it is rich. On cotton the colour does not alter the feel of the fabric.
Dye-Na-Flow is incredibly versatile. 70ml bottles only.
Indigo Tie Dye Kit
This kit brings the ancient art of indigo dyeing to the home dyer in a user-friendly formulation.
Indigo dye, which comes from a plant, is one of the oldest dyes used for coloring fabrics and the one still used today to color blue jeans.
This natural dye process has long been used in many cultures around the world.
The unique characteristics of indigo dyeing make it easy to create wonderful resist patterns on fabric.
With a resurgence of interest in indigo and ethnic patterning in the fashion world, this kit is sure to be a winner!
For ages 8+.
Dyes up to 15 yards/5 lbs. of fabric or 15 T-shirts.
Dye bath lasts for several weeks.
Included in this kit:
– Jacquard’s pre reduced indigo
– Reducing Agent
– Rubber bands
– 2 wood blocks
– Quick start instructions
– Instruction booklet with tying patterns and historical/cultural overview of Indigo