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Calcium Acetate (for making Aluminum Acetate)

Calcium Acetate (for making Aluminum Acetate)

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Calcium Acetate is used in mordanting mainly cellulose fibers that are a little tricker to grab natural color. Often paired also with a tannin base and will need an after bath of chalk or bran,

Mix one part Alum to one part calcium acetate to make Aluminum Acetate, by weight, it's that simple! Use a total weight of 8% to WOF

Full explanation of mordant process on our blog or in the Natural Dyes virtual class!