The walnut tree is a large tree of the Juglandaceae family. The green capsule that surrounds the fruit of the walnut tree (Juglans regia) can be used in natural dyeing to obtain shades between brown and black.
The walnut husks offer extremely solid colors, and as they contain natural mordants (tannins), it is not necessary to mordant the fibers before dyeing them.
There are several methods for dyeing with walnut capsules: it is possible to dye through fermentation or decoction processes.
Walnut is also known for the black it offers when used in conjunction with iron sulfate.
It is available in 100gr bags.
- Powdered walnut husks
- Quantity: 100gr
- Origin: India
These procedures are fundamental for your dyeing to have good results, uniform and vibrant colors and good resistance to light and washing.
Our course includes lessons for protein and cellulosic fibers, namely wool, silk, cotton and linen. Fibers can be dyed in a variety of ways, such as loose fiber, yarn, fabric, and even finished garments.