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Solar Dye Jar Kit

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Solar Dye Jar Kit

40.00

Natural dyeing made simple! Each kit comes with everything you need to begin exploring natural color. Just prepare your fabric, add water, and let the magic of the sun do the rest.

Color Range Choices:
* Beige
* Gray
* Green
* Nude
* Ochre
* Pink
* Yellow

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Each kit is lovingly packed into a pint-size mason jar; which includes a special blend of natural dye plants, a pre-treated 36'' fabric square (your choice of raw silk or silk haboti), rubber bands, two clothes pins, and written instructions. 

The raw dyestuffs are primarily foraged locally or personally collected during my travels. After use you can compost the exhausted dyestuff, but the remaining dye can still be used for additional projects. The jar can be reused or recycled as well. 

Tag #obrasolardyejar or @obraobscura to share your creations and process on Instagram!

Instructions:
* Crumple, fold, clamp, twist or tie your fabric.
* Empty raw dyestuff into the jar, or experiment by placing pieces between folds of the fabric. 
* Fill jar halfway with hot water, close, and shake. 
* Add fabric to jar and top off with warm water. 
* Set on a sunny window sill for 3-14 days
* Rinse with cool water, hang dry. 

Longer time periods will result in deeper colors. Due to hardness or softness of your water and other environmental factors, results may vary. Consider it an artistic science experiment!