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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 Minneapolis, MN
Comments about Jacquard Procion MX Fiber Reactive Cold Water Dye:
I use this product for silk scarf dying. It's consistency and flow are wonderful.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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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.
Used to tye dye best and easiest dye I have ever used.
it was easy to use this dye and its associated products. The shirt came out beautifully: it is evenly dyed and just the color I wanted. It is nice that it is a cold water dye. Easier to use, easier to clean up and does not need a special pot that is then ruined from the dyeing process.
Great product with great results!
I have tie dyed over 20 shirts and still have a lot of product left. The shirts came out wonderful!! I let them sit for 24 hours since all great things take time. I will definitely be purchasing this again and highly recommend this product to anyone.
My Favourite for tie-dye!
I mostly use these for tie-dying because the colors are super vibrant and they mix with each other the way you would expect them to (red and blue make a really nice purple instead of a weird gray, red and yellow make orange instead of brown, blue and yellow make green instead of sludge). I wish the bottles had a little more dye in them for their size, seems like a waste of packaging.
I love these dyes! They are great for the price but I wish there was a little more product in the jars.. They are amazing quality though and I love using them! Vibrant and a great color selection!
I have discovered the joy of combining procion dyes (mixed for the direct method) with watercolor dyes and acrylics! The results are pure colorful magic. My students love the power of the color and the freedom of expression.
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Best product for tie dying
from Surprise, AZ
This dye really sticks. After a few initial washings, I wash dyed tshirts with any other colors, even whites!
great quality dye
from Elburn, IL
I've been using this dye for that past few months for tie dye and I love how bright the colors are! I also like the large selection of colors and getting even more colors from mixing two or more. The dye is easy to use and I have been getting great results! The bottles are only filled to about a third of the way so I thought I was getting more when I first purchased but I shopped around and unless I bought the dye in larger bulk this is really the best deal I could find.
Merchant response: Thank you for your feedback! The Procion MX dyes are sold by weight rather than volume. Some colors are heavier than others, so the fill of the jars will vary, but all are 2/3 oz. by weight. If we can be of further assistance, please don't hesitate to give us a call at 1-800-933-2542.
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!
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