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Natural Dye Basics: Scouring and Mordanting - Shared screen with speaker view
Laura Berkowitz Gilbert
01:17:24
I've seen some instructions for scouring cellulose fiber that say to just use soda ash. So I'm wondering what the Cellulose Scour adds to the process?
Amy DuFault
01:17:25
Ok good lord ask Kathy new questions!!
Kate Ellis
01:17:32
When is it important to use a tannin as part of the mordant process on cellulose fibers?
Aleksandra Azbel
01:17:34
.Can you please go over the ideal temperature ranges for scouring and mordanting of various fiber types? I feel like I see conflicting information about which fiber is best mordanted at lower or higher temperatures.
Polly Furr
01:17:34
Can you please explain the scouring process - you said we HAVE to do it, but didn’t say exactly how :-)
Robin Cole
01:17:44
I want to use tannin and alum sulfate on cellulose, will I still get good color?
Denise Restauri
01:17:46
To clarify… for cotton, linen, silk… can we scour and mordant, dry and store the fabrics?
Deborah George
01:17:46
Perhaps I fell asleep, but how do you scour?
Shivani Thakkar Shah
01:17:54
I m very new here so wanted to know if there's a detailed blog for mordanting?
Maegan Neubeck
01:18:07
What is a good scour for repurposed garments?
Jessica Unsell
01:18:08
If I am using the "tannin/alum" mordant method, when would I use chalk?  Is there a benefit to ending in a tannin bath?
Sydni Gause
01:18:11
Can you talk about the safety measures needed when using iron?
Lorelei Sommer
01:18:12
Is there any advantage to double mordanting with alum? E.g. to complete the process twice
Maria R
01:18:14
Will there be a part 2 addressing cellulosic fibers? Would love to learn more about working with cottons & linens
stacy scholz
01:18:16
whats the deal with using an aluminum pot as a mordant?
Virginia Bullock
01:18:22
Any recommendations about how to scour wool top? It’s fragile.
Rachel Huss
01:18:28
I only use cotton, for cellulose, what are your top 5 mordants to use?
Lorenza Wong
01:18:32
Do you mordant and then post mordant with calcium carbonate prior to dyeing?
Calley Morrison
01:18:33
with tannning, can you dry fully before mordant bath? and, if so/if not, why?
Jackie Van Fossen
01:18:33
I do eco printing of leaves and have seen many logwood dyed carrier cloths. How does this work
Lael Rathje
01:18:40
i’m hesitant around using alum and would prefer to use mordants from my garden like walnut. any other mordants i could look into?
Liz Riley
01:18:45
how do you do a post bath? post mourdant or post dying
Eloise Twilight
01:18:45
I dye with indigo. I bought some dyed wool to dye with indigo to change the color. I did not mordant it as it had already been dyed, but the indigo is coming off in my hands no matter how often I have rinsed and washed the wool. What can I do to have the indigo adhere to the wood?
mel moyers
01:18:48
How do you work with measurements in percentages (without scale)? Measurements are so difficult for me in dyeing
Carl STewart
01:18:49
Hot mordanting or cold mordanting? Does is make a difference?
linda magdalena jonsson
01:18:49
What is your thoughts on almondmilk - Can that be a binder (or a mordant?:) what is a good natural option to alum for cellulose fibers?
Anna K
01:19:08
I tried to make soda ash from baking bicarb of soda, but not 100% sure it worked, how would I know? How would it affect the colour?
Denise Restauri
01:19:12
Instructions for dying are always for large vessels, ie., 5 gallon pots… how do you make small batches to use for testing swatches?
Deborah George
01:19:48
Can mordanting in an aluminum pot substitute for mordanting with aluminum sulfate?
helen k
01:20:16
i work with wool roving for wetfelting. i have to be careful with pre felting so often do not scour. suggestions for cool water scour?
Janet Shaw
01:20:17
What is the difference of the 2 different alums?
Jeein Shin
01:22:07
so what is the best way to scour heavy canvas at home? I just got in some beautiful 11oz 100% hemp canvas in natural.
Kate Ellis
01:22:38
I made a mistake and scoured silk noise with ivory soap rather than a PH neutral detergent. This fabric had a stiff hand after scouring. Is this because of the soap, or something else?
Kate Ellis
01:22:56
*noil;*
Rachel Huss
01:24:41
When you refer to alum, do you mean aluminum acetate or aluminum sulfate?
Maria R
01:24:44
Amy, as a host there’s usually an option where you can click next to a comment or question and mark it “answered” — to help you see through what are been answered & what hasn’t.
Rachel Huss
01:25:27
What plant tannins do you like to use with cotton? Like oak gulls? Walnut?
Katrina Rodabaugh
01:27:05
THANK YOU!!!
Eloise Twilight
01:27:12
THANK YOU SO MUCH!
Megan Tayse
01:27:15
Thank you!!
Lael Rathje
01:27:16
thank you!
Liz Riley
01:27:20
thank you fab x
Polly Furr
01:27:23
Thank you very much!!
Jade Strong
01:27:25
Awesome! Thank you!
Amabelle Diaz
01:27:26
THANKS!
Rachel Huss
01:27:27
This was so lovely and helpful! Thank you
Carl STewart
01:27:28
Thank you from Ottawa!
Brece Honeycutt
01:27:28
Thanks ALL!
Laura Torrisi
01:27:29
Thank you this was great….
kimm branch
01:27:30
thank you. so informative. happy weekend!
Anna K
01:27:31
Thank you all, really enjoyed it! Learnt so much. Keep safe and have a good weekend xx
Samantha Verrone
01:27:31
Thank you! xx
Linda Babin
01:27:38
thanks again!!!!!!
Cary Fremin
01:27:42
Thank you so much.
carolann caviglian madden
01:27:43
so great! thank you!!!
Terri Van Sleuwen
01:27:49
love it as usual. thanks for all this learning!
Petra Holmberg
01:27:52
Thanks a lot from Stockholm, Sweden!
Claudia Zanvit
01:27:56
Thank you so much!!!!
Azul Melgarejo
01:28:01
Thank you! Grettings from Mexico!
Ruthanne Edward
01:28:03
thank you!
Denise Restauri
01:28:07
Thank you so much! Great!!!
Karen Hegge
01:28:11
thanks so much from Denver Colorado
Kate Ellis
01:28:18
These webinars are a sanity saver during this time. Many thanks!
Lael Rathje
01:28:19
exciting!
Diane Becker
01:28:32
thank you, so much to learn!
Anette Rega
01:28:33
Thanks a lot from Osnabrück! Great!!
Astrid Senturia
01:28:34
Thank you so much! What is your site address?
Petra Holmberg
01:28:36
Agree @kate Ellis
Kelley Spurlock
01:28:38
how long should I expect the natural dye to last?
Amanda Curreri
01:28:45
such an amazing resource! THANK YOU for doing these videos
Francisca aurélio
01:28:56
Many thanks, from Portugal!
Simay Belur
01:28:57
thank you all very much
Emily Blaser
01:28:59
Thank you!
Maegan Neubeck
01:29:12
thank you!!! this was great
Dawn Michelle Russell
01:29:14
Thank you! So great to connect with you and others weekly. from Della Terra Designs
Suzanne Sinclair
01:29:38
thanks
ADILA COKAR
01:29:51
Im sew excited to start dying!!! thank you!!
Zoe Dellinger
01:30:02
Thanks for these terrific sessions! patiently waiting for my dye supply order to come...
Susan Livingston
01:31:04
thanks for another great session!
Rita Romeu
01:31:09
Thanks so much!
Olga Calvo
01:31:10
thank you
Jess H.
01:31:12
Thank you so much for your time and expertise!
Jeein Shin
01:31:18
thank you
Hilary Alcock
01:31:23
thank you!!!!
Anabella Wewer
01:32:09
Thank you!