The Nature and Back To The Nature
Using natural plants as dyeing stuff, it has become the
new recycling dyeing technique of the 21th century.
Tongxiang is full of natural plants, like chrysanthemum,
mulberry tree bark, rice straw, etc. are endless resources
of dyeing stuffs.
Silk textiles and clothes using plant dyeing stuffs are
comfortable and soft in shade. It feels like going back to
The making of indigo print is not very complecated, but
the requirement of quality is very high.
On lines design & pattern board making,
we combine dost,lines and sides to make lines, then use paper
to carve into pattern board, lastly, using chinese wood oil
to paint and drying.
Mix round plaster, soybean and waters into print anti-dyeing
paste on the fabric, and then it will be dyed up after seven
Plant material dyeing
Use "Blue grass" color to make dyeing water, then
dye several times in the home tempreture. Usvally dye 3-4
times for light colours, 7-8 times for morderate colour, more
than 10 times for dark colours.
Scratching & washing
The dyed indigo print, use knift to wipe off anti-dyeing paste
layers, then use water to wash out the colors in several times.
Mulberry Tree Bark