Exploring Fiber Reactive Dyes: Study Book

The 100-page spiral bound Study Book written by instructor Claire Benn is the perfect companion to the “Exploring Fiber Reactive Dyes” workshop available on DVD or digital edition. It contains all of the recipes, formulas, tips and tricks Claire highlights in the video workshop.


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Exploring Fiber Reactive Dyes → Digital Edition (Downloads Immediately)

Fiber Reactive Dyes are a great resource for producing results that are colorfast and very washable. With a basic understanding of how things work, you will begin to see better results in your projects. For beginners who want to achieve great results from using fiber reactive dyes with both cloth (natural fibers) and other natural raw materials such as paper, reeds, caning (or even wood) as well as experienced fiber artists who want to improve their practice when working with fiber reactive dyes

This is the pre-printed version of Exploring Fiber Reactive Dyes Study Book written by Claire Benn. It ships with a clear cover, spiral binding and sturdy backing and is ready for use with the workshop and your fiber reactive dye projects.  Concise and packed with information, it’s useful on it’s own! Includes 20 Recipe and Dye Chart Cards suitable for laminating or slip into clear sheet protectors for use in wet environments.

  • Key Umbrella Terms
  • Cloth and its Preparation
  • Fiber Reactive Dye Ingredients
  • Tray Dyeing for Texture
  • Bucket Basics / Dyeing a Serial Gradation
  • Immersion dyeing with a Washing Machine
  • Batching Overview
  • Benchwork Basics
  • Making Chemical Water & Print Paste
  • Fiber Reactive Dyes as Paints
  • Color Mixing Guidelines / Color Recipes
  • Thickened Dye Paints: 10 Learning Projects
  • Grays and Neutrals
  • Mark Making: 8 Suggested Projects
  • Troubleshooting for Surface Design
  • Corresponds with note cards within the Video Tutorials

Book: 100 pages
(20) Recipe & Dye Chart Cards