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When mixed with soda ash, Procion dyes are permanent, colorfast, and very washable. You can easily create a palette of brilliant colors ranging from light pastels to deep, vibrant hues.
Procion is perfect for natural plant fibers — cotton, linen, paper, reeds, and wood. Do not use it to dye synthetics.
Use Procion for tie-dye, vat dyeing, batik, airbrush, handpainting, printing, spatter-painting and more! This concentrated dye, which you add to hot water, gives you the most brilliant color of all dyes. Typically, 1 oz can dye more than 5 yards of fabric or about nine T-shirts.
Click on the Resources tab for more information and detailed instruction sheets. Each bottle contains 2/3 oz (19 ml).
The following ingredients are needed for fabric dyeing with Procion dyes:
Jacquard Urea can also be used to enhance color.
Great for beginners, this set contains 4, 2/3 oz (20 ml) jars of dye including Fuchsia, Lemon Yellow, Jet Black, and Turquoise plus a 1 lb package of Soda Ash Dye Fixer.
Color Chart Note — Use this color chart as an approximation of the real color. If exact color matching is necessary, use actual samples of the materials.
Procion MX dyes can be used for a variety of projects. Additional information and complete instructions are available. Click on a link below to download the PDF. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required.
Color Mixing Chart
Hints and Tips
Dyeing Reed, Rattan, and Wood Instructions
Immersion Dyeing Instructions
Silkscreen Printing and Hand-Painting Instructions
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from Portage, Michigan
Comments about Jacquard Procion MX Fiber Reactive Cold Water Dye:
Very high quality, good value, and easy to use. When used with soda ash (as a pre-soak) the colors are amazingly vibrant and colorfast. Some of the best cold water dyes I've used.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Manassas, VA
My granddaughter started a tie-dieing business for friends and family and was buying those kits found in craft stores. These dyes are so much better, and the variety of colors is awesome!
Love this dye!
from Charlotte, NC
What else can I say? I love this dye! Great vibrant colors that don't fade.
from Rochester, NY
I use this dye for children's clothes that I make. Beautiful colors, last a long time
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
I would buy this product again.
I bought this to try tie dyeing. I've never done it before, but I watched a ton of youtube videos beforehand. They all used these dyes. I'm glad I followed their lead, this dye is amazing! It's bold, bright, and stays.
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from Plymouth, MA
I followed the directions exactly (can be found online if you search this product) using the soda ash and common salt . The linen and cotton T shirts I dyed came out looking runway professional. Wash your items first as directed (cold water on gentle cycle) and rinse thoroughly. Once you immerse your items in the dye bath , stir every 5 minutes and turn the items over in the bath. After an hour, I rinsed thoroughly and then threw the items back in the wash again to get rid of any excess dye. The shirts were very deeply and evenly colored once thoroughly dry. Excellent product. Linen will pick up the dye darker than the cotton but I was happy with the difference.
Love your products! Vibrant colors!
By Lady V
from Fort Collins, CO
Vibrant colors for dying wool! Easy to use!
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Perfect for natural fibers!
By L.B. Jeffries
This dye always does exactly what it should. There are a lot of variables that affect the finished color — how much dye powder you use, how much salt, how long you leave the fabric in the dye bath — so testing and note keeping are keys to success. As long as you pay attention to the variables you control throughout the process, this dye never lets you down!
from Minneapolis, MN
I use this product for silk scarf dying. It's consistency and flow are wonderful.
(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Dye was not as intense as photo shown
from San Jose
I followed the directions as stated to dye a cotton apron from the same purchase order. End results were blotchy and faded in color, as the deep purple came out more of a magenta pink, even after a 2nd attempt.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with this dye. The Procion MX is suitable for natural cellulose fibers, but the apron you ordered was a cotton-poly blend. One of our Product Specialists will be following up via email with information on compatible alternatives. If you ever have questions on which dye to use for a given fiber, we hope you'll let us help. Just call 1-800-933-2542 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Procion MX is one of the most vivid and versatile dyes for plant fibers such as cotton, linen, rayon and more. Watch this impressive tie dye demonstration using the Procion Dye to create a spiral effect on a tee-shirt. Then try it at home or in the classroom!
Visit our YouTube Channel: Blick Videos to watch our full selection of videos!
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