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EARTH GUILD STARTER SETS
If you have never done something before, it can be hard to know
what you need to do it with. Or you may want to give someone else
what they need to start a new project. Our starters are sets of
the basic materials; enough to get going. They include what you
need to do with, you may need to provide material to do
on (fabric, paper, yarn).
||egSMoR - Mordanting
Enough of the basic mordants to experiment with. The Set includes:
l LB Alum; 4 oz each Blue Vitriol, Copperas & Cream of Tartar;
1 oz of Tannic Acid; Rubber Gloves, Thermometer, Basic Instructions,
and a book: Natural Dyes & Home Dyeing. Contents may vary
with availability. You will need dyestuffs.
|egSNAT - Natural Dye
Not currently available, sorry.
|egSPRO - Procion Immersion
Six colors of Procion Dye (½ ounce each), a pound of Washing
Soda, a pound of Urea, 4 oz of Keltex, Rubber Gloves and Instructions
for Immersion Dyeing, use and preparation of Keltex, and Warp Painting.
Dye colors are Black, Clear Blue, Fuchsia, Lemon Yellow, Turquoise,
|egSTIE - Tie-Dye
Six colors of Procion Dye (½ ounce each, colors same as Immersion
Set), a pound of Washing Soda, a pound of Urea, Waxed Nylon and Rubber
Bands for tieing, 4 Squeeze Bottles for applying color, Rubber Gloves,
and Instructions. Starter Set will dye from 10–20 shirts (not included).
|egSTIS - Tie Dye Super Set
Includes four colors of Procion Dye (Lemon Yellow, Fuchsia, Turquoise,
Warm Red - 4 oz each), 5 LB Washing Soda, 5 LB Urea, Waxed Nylon and
Rubber Bands for tieing, 8 Squeeze Bottles for applying color, Rubber
Gloves (2 pairs) and Instructions. Will dye at least 50 shirts (not
|egSLAN - Lanaset
All you need to get begun. Six colors of Dye, one pound of Glauber's
Salts, four ounces of Sodium Acetate, pH Test Paper, Light-Weight
Rubber Gloves, and Instructions.
|egSMAR - Marbling
This set has four colors of Golden Fluid Acrylics, 4 oz of marbling
size, 4 oz of alum, bamboo stirring sticks, a comb for swirling, and
complete instructions. You will need a flat pan to work in and cloth
or paper to marble on.
|egSBAT - Batik
Learn the art of Batik. Includes four ½ oz of Procion Dye (Black,
Clear Red, Clear Blue, Lemon Yellow), one pound of Washing Soda, two
Brushes, a Tjanting, Batik Wax, Rubber Gloves and complete instructions.
|egFMIX - Undyed Natural Spinning Fibers
Some each of all fibers in stock, enough to spin, a total of 1 pound
|egSCAN - Candlemaking
Includes 5 LB of Paraffin, 3 Candle Colors,
20 Wick Bases, several yards of each size of wick and instructions.
Makes 16–20 medium sized candles.
|egSBWE - Beadweaving
Indian Bead Loom, a White Nylon Bobbin, a pack of Needles, 5 sheets
of Graph Paper, 6 packs of Seed Beads.
|egSCAR - Cardweaving
Includes 25 cards, a belt shuttle, 3 colors of weaving cotton and
Basic Instructions. Also includes dowels and cord to make a simple
back-strap set-up (covered in instructions).
|egSCUL - Sculpey III
Twelve assorted colors of Sculpey, two tools (Scraper & Needle
Tool) and Basic Instructions. Good for children.
|egSCER - Cernit Starter
Eight 2.3 oz packs of Cernit, two tools (scraper & needle tool)
and basic instructions.
|egSFIM - Fimo
Eight colors of Fimo, two tools (Scraper & Needle Tool) and Basic
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