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 Post subject: how does one dye canvas
PostPosted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 7:19 pm 
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got big piece of canvas ..like in total 20ft x 15ft ...any ideas on what to use ..jade green or tan would be good ..
I have an old bath tub to do it in but the dyes can only get in small..bottles...the canvas is white now ..someone said tea bags will do it for the tan look ,any advice would be welcome


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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2016 9:51 am 
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For tan, cold tea is both a colour agent AND a mordant(fixitive), allowing the colout to hold.

Depends on what the canvas has already been treated with. If it's already been waterproofed, waxed etc, you will have problems fixing dye.


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