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Woad Powder, 1 oz.

Woad Powder, 1 oz.
Woad Powder, 1 oz.
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Woad Powder, 1 oz.
SKU: HUE-3023
Description: When woad is used it is often in combination with indigo, to improve the colour. Even by itself, however, it yields a good and very permanent blue. More details...
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European Woad is the legendary blue plant dye from Europe and was prized by Napoleon to dye the uniforms for his army.  The plant (Isatis tinctoria)  is a member of the Brassica family and originated in Central Asia but is grown throughout Europe.  In many of the Western US States it is considered a noxious weed and may not be cultivated. Woad is the eponymous French Blue – a rich, soft shade with a touch of grey.  Our woad extract comes from the famous Bleu de Lectoure project founded by Henri and Denise Lambert and is very high quality pure woad pigment.

1 oz. of Woad extract will make about a half liter of stock solution which will dye approximately 14-16 ounces of fiber to a medium shade


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