Vat dyeing

About vat dyeing

A couple questions came through regarding ‘what is vat dyeing – the process, the effects to achieve? Vat dyes are a distinct class of dyes that are applied at fairly high heat, compared to MX, at least. Temperatures between 120 – 150 degrees F at any rate, with Thiox as a reducing agent (no oxygen …

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Vat results

Well, I have gotten some work done with vat dyes since I got back from class. Here are pictures of the results, from worst to best. A couple were started in class and at the least were soaped out here at home. This fabric was pretty poor to begin with. It needs more work. In …

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