Graham Keegan

Indigo & Shibori Natural Dye Kit | Graham Keegan


This natural indigo dye kit is packed with everything you need to create a bundle of permanent, dyed patterns on any plant-based fabric. The finest quality ingredients and supplies for you: the beginner to intermediate dyer. May this kit inspire and challenge you to create new, beautiful work.

Kit includes:

  • Naturally derived indigo pigment  
  • All necessary activation and setting agents
  • Protective gloves
  • A blank cotton gauze bandana
  • Wood clamps and cotton cord
  • Illustrated instructions

You will need:

  • Two five gallon buckets: one for dyeing, one for rinsing
  • A long mixing stick
  • Hot water

Tips & info:

  • For best results dye small pieces of natural fabric, or lightweight natural fabrics with open weave structure.
  • Dyes up to 5 lbs of fabric or a dozen garments depending on coverage and shade.
  • Prep your vat then wait 24 hours for it to mature before dyeing.
  • Vat stays viable for weeks, just stir and revisit.

WARNING: This kit contains Indigotin, Calcium Hydroxide, Iron Sulfate and Citric Acid which can be harmful if used improperly! Follow all instructions carefully. Adult supervision required. Conforms to ASTM D-4236


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