Sulphur Cosmos
Sulphur Cosmos

Sulphur Cosmos

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A new pigment from 2021, Sulphur Cosmos, dried for use, is now back in stock 2022.  

This delicate flower provides so much vibrant pigment. Works well with the correct scouring and mordanting on protein and cellulose fibres.

 To release pigment, a slow tepid passive extraction, is recommended for a bright color,  at a temperature ranging between 28°- 32°C.    At a higher temperature an earthy orange blush is recreated 

Image 1.  Dried Sulphur Cosmos

Image 2. wool skeins dyed in 30g of Blooms in 4l of water provide these shades. Light orange blush the result of a slow passive extraction.  The earthy orange shade from heat of above 30°C

Eco Printing & Bundle dyeing this sweet bloom is a must. There will always be enough dye left for laking your own pigment!

Available in 25g, 50g & 100g packs 

Grown, harvested & dried in Guernsey, UK