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Logwood Shavings - Campeche - Natural Dyes - 1 ounce package

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Logwood Shavings - come from the heartwood of the Bloodwood Tree (Haematoxylum campechianum) which is found in Mexico, Central America, Colunbia, Venezuela and the Guyanas. Belize grew out of 17th century logging camps. Today Logwood dye is an important source of haematoxylin, used in histology for staining slides.

Grey Lavender to Blue Purple
Requires a mordant (Alum)
Add Iron to make Black
PH sensitive
Ethically harvested
Instructions for use included

How much dye to purchase:
All natural dyeing is based on wog or wof - weight of goods or weight of fabric
Here is the formula for the Logwood Shavings to dye 1 pound of fabric.
For example 1 pound of fabric = 16 ounces or 453.59237 grams

Round up to 500 grams (17.6 ounces)
multiply the % of logwood shavings x the wog/wof

Logwood shavings:
25% by weight of fiber for dark purple (with Alum modant), dark blue-purple (with Copper mordant), dark grey-charcoal (with Iron mordant)
10% by weight of fiber for light purples, medium grays

25% Logwood Shavings x 500 grams of fabric = 125 grams or 4.40 ounces of Logwood Shavings

10% Logwood Shavings x 500 grams of fabric = 50 grams or 1.75 ounces of Logwood Shaving

**Buyer responsible for import/export rules to their country.**



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Mar 15, 2018 by Cristina Yonce
Mar 1, 2018 by hope760040
arrived quickly, great instructions and can't wait to dye some yarn Dyed today - amazing shades of purple. The instructions were extremely helpful re the need to make sure the dye bath was not acidic. This was key to getting purple!
Sep 2, 2017 by Bettina Mutter

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