itajime shibori tie dye

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If you prefer to use an indigo kit this is a good one- 

-Jacquard Indigo Kit:

Indigo ingredients for a 2x2x1 vat

- Pre-reduced indigo-

-Soda Ash- Sodium Carbonate-


-Bucket 3-5 Gallons-

-Synthrapol- dyers' detergent-


-Ironing Mat-

-Ironing Board-

-Acrylic Itajime Templates-


-Drop Cloth



-Drying Rack-

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My Pre-reduced Indigo Recipe:

2 parts indigo

2 parts soda ash

1 part thiox

2 gallons of room temperature water

Wash with Synthrapol


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Soda Ash:



Itajime Templates:


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