Dye Mordants

A mordant is something that combines with the dye to fix it to the material.

Mordants for dyeing:
  • Vinegar
  • salt
  • Alum
  • Iron solution (before and after dyeing)
  • Copper solution
  • test ashes solution – Juniper ashes 1 cup to 2 cups of water.   Tested 3 cups to 12 cups water for goldenrod dye.


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