To Use: Sprinkle 1 tsp of CMC powder into 300ml of cold water, stirring continuously for a minute, then leave it to stand. Then, thoroughly stir again to mix it all through. The paste should be about the thickness of pouring cream. Add more water if it is too thick.
Lay a sheet of baking paper on your working surface.
50 g pack: $5.30 ($4.82)
Used to pre-treat fabric or paper before marbling so designs transfer well.
Alum is also used with some natural dyes as a mordant.
450 g pack: $25.95 ($23.50)
Alginate Thickener for use with Reactive Dyes on Cotton, Wool, Silk & Rayon. Use 40-60g per litre to make paste, depending on the viscosity required.
100g / jar
100g g jar: $10.45 ($9.50)
Jacquard Sodium Alginate F
Sodium Alginate is a seaweed derivative that is used to thicken dyes for painting, stamping or screen printing.
57 g (2 oz) pack: $19.95 ($18.14)
This is an outstanding product especially formulated for washing off unfixed dye on cotton, silk or wool. It eliminates dye spots and streaks in your dying,can be used as a wetting agent in the dybath to produce even more dyeings, and is also used, when dissolving dyes, to improve solubility.
125 ml jar: $10.50 ($9.55)
Extra concentrated laundry detergent. Formulated to remove unexposed dye from fabric.
price: $12.50 ($11.36)
Soda Ash Dye Fixer
To use with your procion dyes.
454 g (1 lb): $6.30 ($5.73)
from Jo Sonja, Gesso is a primer used by artists to prepare canvas and other surfaces for paint. It is a very useful option for art journaling as well as painting and mixed media art. It makes the surface a little stiffer, prevents paint from soaking into, and gives more surface texture. Use it to cover fabric or paper and in your art books. Available in black or white.
250ml jar: $10.70 ($9.73)
Polymer Gloss Varnish & Gloss Medium
From Matisse, this is a fabulous acrylic medium which can be used as a glossy varnish for you at work. It can be used as is, or watered down. Sets in a non yellowing, non sticky, strong film. Use it to transferphoto images to both paper and fabric surfaces. Protects acrylic surfaces and can also be used for decoupage applications. Very versatile.
250ml jar: $13.20 ($12.00)
A medium that combines the advantages of an acrylic medium with the appearance of a wax varnish. For use on any porous surface - paper, wood, plastic fabric etc. It dries quickly to the silky feel and finish of beeswax, but with the heat - and water resistance of a varnish. Water based, it can be coloured / tinted with other water based mediums, and works as an alternative colour enhancing binder for bronze powders, pearl lustre pigments etc.Can be buffed to a light gloss. Now in large 250ml containers for a very cost effective price.
250 ml: $15.50 ($14.09)
Gum Arabic is the binder for watercolour. It is also used as a medium to help keep diluted watercolours from sinking below absorbent surfaces. Gum Arabic gives a crisp appearance to watercolour edges. It increases transparency and gloss and controls spread when overpainting wet on wet. Any of our micas mixed with Gum Arabic can be applied to fabric, Lutradur,Tyvek, Evolon and, of course, paper! Gives a wonderful sparkly touch to porous surfaces.
50 ml: $12.00 ($10.91)
Matisse Gel Medium
Mix with Magical Micas powders, Bronze Powders, Bedazzles, Gilding Flakes etc to give a lovely texture, but still able to stitch through. Can be coloured with paint, worked through stencils, heatgunned and rubbed with Gleam Gilding Wax. Gives a high gloss finish.
250ml jar: $20.00 ($18.18)
Matisse Iridescent Medium
Mix with any paint for a fabulous iridescent finish. Use over Neo-Colour II watersoluble crayons. Looks great on a black background.
This product is based on pure iridescent pigment and contains no fillers or titanium dioxide. This makes the mixes very intense and rich in colour.
250ml jar: $24.00 ($21.82)
Atelier Acrylic Gloss Medium and Varnish
Great for creating jewellery, sculpting, mixed media, machine embroidery. Gives a crisper finish Jo Sonja Textile medium.
250ml: $14.00 ($12.73)
Jo Sonja's Textile Medium
An excellent fabric medium. Use for mixing with powders, and for sealing surfaces.
250ml: $13.95 ($12.68)