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Re: Sometimes it isn't necessary to do so much(?

Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2021 10:53 pm
by ElectricShaman
Turmeric will dye for you. It is the shaolin monk dye.

Most natural dyes need a mordant or "fixative" and perhaps that was part of it coming light? Pretty sure the mordant for that would be alum powder.
You can use a mordant with turmeric, but it is one that doesn't need any.