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Hand Dyed Fabric Starter Set

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  Hand Dyed Fabric Starter Set
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  Hand Dyed Fabric Starter Set - NO BOOK
Complete kit except for the book: Color by Accident
$19.50
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Tired of paying high prices for custom dyed fabrics for your quilts or projects? You can do it yourself for a fraction of the cost. The Hand Dyed Fabric Starter Set has the basics to follow the methods described in the included book: "Color by Accident" by Ann Johnston.

Contents:

  • 1 oz. #1 Lemon Yellow Dharma Fiber Reactive Dye
  • 1 oz. #13 Fuchsia Dharma Fiber Reactive Dye
  • 1 oz. #25 Turquoise Dharma Fiber Reactive Dye
  • 1 lb. Soda Ash Fixer
  • 1 lb. Urea
  • 4 oz. Professional Textile Detergent
  • 1 pair Rubber Gloves
  • 1 Dust Mask
  • 1 "Color by Accident" book (List Price $24.95)

The included primary dye colors will get you started. You can add Dharma Fiber Reactive Dye colors #4, #6, #23, #44 to do every recipe in the book.

This kit contains everything you need (except the fabric!) Have fun!

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1/10/2010
5
Take the fear out of dying. If you are doing small projects perhaps a couple of yards at one time and are new to dying this kit is for you.You should buy a good set of gloves that are at least up to mid arm. If you follow the directions in Ann Johnston's book (and you should get the kit with the book if you have never done this before) you are on your way. I was so comfortable after the first yard that I started mixing colors dying the fabric twice for different effects etc.One tip if you have one of the new low water front load washers two caps of the detergent is just right. I rinsed my fabric in hot water until just about clear water remained then did the wash with the detergent. No problems!My first fabric was the mercerized combed cotton broadcloth. WOW!
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7/5/2009
5
Wonderful kit! My only negative comment is that Ms. Johnson's book is not really easy to follow. I ended up going to the library and checking out some other books to use instead. I would recommend buying the kit without the book.
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5 of 6 users found this review helpful.
4/4/2011
5
I don't like that the no single bag is zip seal as a matter of convenience but I do like that nearly everything was bagged or double bagged. A nice touch.The dyes work quite well & the recipe found here was pretty easy to follow. The dyes did their job fast but man the rinsing takes forever. I forgot about that over the years-whew! I totally like that everything is in one kit. A great size for testing.
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3 of 3 users found this review helpful.
12/9/2010
5
I love this kit! I started with this kit and the book a little over a year ago. I have been making all of my own fabrics incorporating batik and selling bags quilts and fat quarters. I'm back putting a workshop kit together. The price can't be beat. I love Dharma!
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2 of 2 users found this review helpful.
6/22/2009
5
Great to get started with... my only issue here is that the person who wrote the book doesn't use much turquoise (she prefers a different blue) and turquoise is the blue sent with the set.
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MOST RECENT REVIEWS
4/18/2015
5
Had great results with my 1st time dyeing experience. Am planning on buying more dyes soon!!
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7/16/2014
5
This is an incredible help for mea beginner at this whole dying thing.
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10/16/2013
5
Your service is outstanding. I have used the procion dyes since the early days of hippies. Your website continues to expand my imagination. Thank you.
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7/26/2013
5
I ordered this set along with some tunics. Good starter set. Quite a lot of dye only used a bit of each. Really nice colors and simple to use. Very happy with order. Shipped on time and very quick order. Thanks.
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7/25/2013
5
This kit is great. The only complaint is that salt should be included. Never having dyed fabric before I didn't know you need uniodized salt. Other than that I had a blast. I dyed several dharma premade items and had great success. I did it out on my deck.
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7/20/2013
5
woohoo! today is the first time I have dyed fabric. This kit was great. I had purchased several types of bags from Dharma and got them all done today. Total success. I even fooled around trying a few things. I am ordering more dye and bags and scarves.
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2/17/2013
5
Great starter kit! Glad it included the mask for safety. This was my first time dyeing and now I'm hooked!
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1/26/2013
5
Package packed carefully and delivered promptly. As usual.Haven't had a chance to use the dyes but I went through the book a couple of times. Good instructions for a first timer. Excited to try dyeing my own fabrics.
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