Procion MX dyes are “cold water dyes” that are fixed chemically instead of with heat. This unique property sets them apart from other fabric dyes and establishes them as the undisputed king of backyard dyeing, batik and tie dye.
Because Procion MX dyes are used away from the stovetop, they are ideal for shibori, ice dyeing, as well as tub and low water immersion dyeing. They are also great for printing, direct painting and other “alternative” dye applications. As a fiber-reactive dye, Procion MX forms a strong covalent bond with cellulosic fibers, making it the most permanent and wash fast of all dyestuffs.
Mix the concentrated dye powder with tap water to create the most vibrant colors possible for cotton, linen and other plant-based fabrics. Typically, Procion MX dyes are used with a soda ash fixative. Add this directly to the dye bath or use it to pretreat the fabric as in tie dyeing and other “batch setting” techniques. Typically, one 2/3 oz bottle will dye more than 1 lb of dry fabric. However, very bright colors will require more dye and pastel colors will require less.
Tie dye, immersion dyeing, batik, screen printing, direct application, gradation or ombré dyeing, sprinkle dyeing, as well as ice dyeing and more.
Cellulose Fibers: cotton, linen, canvas, hemp, jute, ramie, sisal, paper, as well as rayon and more.
Sizes of Procion MX Golden Yellow:
2/3 oz (18.71 g)
8 oz (0.23 kg)
1 lb (0.45 kg)
Procion MX Golden Yellow dye