Turquoise Natural Dye Ink is made from a mixture of different dyes to give a dark turquoise and has a lightfastness of (2)
Did you know that most of the natural dye inks can be used as fabric paints ? Simply paint with them onto a clean scoured prepared fabric such as cotton or silk. This ink needs to be diluted or painted onto wet fabrics as otherwise it may dmage fine silks. Either allow to air set over 6 weeks or steam well wrapped in cling film from 20-30 minutes depending on weight of fabric
Inks are made in batches of ten and colours may vary slightly from batch to batch
Lighfastness is measured by placing painted samples in a southwest facing skylight for one month and are graded as follows.
No fading lightfastness of 1.
Slight fading lightfastnss of 2
Loss of colour lightfastness of 3.