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Re: Dyes (esp. yellow)

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  • aheilvei
    ... other protein ... an annoyingly ... plant and ... I ve not used the Procion, though I have heard good things about it. I ve used the Jaquard acid dyes
    Message 1 of 8 , Dec 30 8:45 AM
      --- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, Laurie Hupman <rose@s...>
      wrote:
      > Even though the Jaquard acid dyes are recommended for silk (and
      other protein
      > fibers), I find that they don't set well and the colors bleed for
      an annoyingly
      > long time. I've switched over to Procion almost exclusively, for
      plant and
      > protein fibers, and been very satisfied with the results.


      I've not used the Procion, though I have heard good things about
      it. I've used the Jaquard acid dyes exclusively and have had
      absolutely no bleeding problems ever. And my silks get a lot of
      wear and a lot of washing.

      Despina
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