Natural Dye Kit: Cochineal

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Natural Dye Kit: Cochineal

28.00

Cochineal is one of the most precious natural dyes in the world and one of the few derived from an insect. This tiny scale insect acquires it's rich red carmine color by feeding on the prickly pear cactus. This Natural Dye Kit contains everything needed to produce a range of reds, pinks and purples. Experiment with dyeing on natural fibers like cotton, linen, or wool. With this kit, you can dye small items like hankies, napkins, or t-shirts.

Kit contains:

  • 23g whole cochineal bugs
  • 33g tannin powder
  • 33g potassium aluminum sulfate
  • latex gloves
  • wood shapes
  • rubber bands

Our cooperative business model shares profits directly with artists. Oil and Cotton funds the initial production, allowing artists to bring wild ideas to fruition and share their processes and favorite materials with you in your home studio. We are please to launch this model with Sarita Westrup and Analise Minjarez and their project, Tierre Firme

Be a part of our Art Revolution!

For wholesale inquiries please contact: wholesale@oilandcotton.com

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