Synthetic Dyeing Information

This collection of URLs is maintained in an effort to make information available to the textile community.

If you would like to have a site listed, please send email to: Rosemary Brock


Areas of Expertise
Virkler manufacturers commercial equipment. Their site has a lot of good information for the synthetic dyer.

Batik Dyeing
This site, part of Paula Birch's wonderful dyeing area, gives directions for batik dyeing.

Dyeing Fibers
This site, from the Wool Works site, gives directions for dyeing fibers, including using Easter egg colors and Kool Aid.

Dyeing with Kool-Aid, Easter Egg Dyes and Food Colors
This site, from the Homespun Spindles' page, tells you how to dye with various foodstuffs.

Dyeing with Jello
This site, from the Edmonton Weavers Guild, gives directions for dyeing.

Dyeing with "Kool Aid"
This site, from the Edmonton Weavers Guild, gives directions for dyeing.

Dyeing Silk Caps
This site, from the Edmonton Weavers Guild, gives directions for dyeing caps.

How to Tie Dye
This site, part of Paula Birch's wonderful dyeing area, gives directions for tie dyeing.

How to Hand Dye (Procyon MX dyes)
From Paula Birch, directions for using Procyon MX dyes.

How to Tie Dye
This site, part of Paula Birch's wonderful dyeing area, gives directions for tie dyeing.

Information Sheets
This site from G & S Dye has an excellent series of instructional sheets.

Making Shibori Fabric Tutorial
From Cozy Bendesky, how to do shibori dyeing (complete with photos).

"Rainbow Dyeing in a Crock Pot" by Kate Robertson
From the Francy's Crafts Page, information on how to dye with a crock pot.

A Simple Method of One-Pot, Multi-Color Dyeing
This site from Straw Into Gold, discusses using acid wool dyes on protein fibers.

Sprinkle Dyeing
From Puggle's fiber World, a technique for dyeing in canning jars.

Surface Application Recipes for PROCION or other Fiber Reactive ("cold water" type) Dyes
This page, from the Straw into Gold site, provides a technique to produce varigated yarns and fibers.

Synthetic Dye Collection
These are so cool! This site illustrates how synthetic dyes appear under a microscope. (From Florida State University.)


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