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Sodium Alginate is used to thicken dye mixtures for hand painting and silk screening. Most of our customers do not use Sodium Alginate unless they have a specific reason for thicker dye mixtures. Two ounces of Sodium Alginate will thicken about eight quarts of water to a hand painting consistency.

Soy Wax is used for batik.

  • Sinew
    Sinew
    $8.00
    8 oz Roll of Synthetic Waxed Sinew. 100% Polyester Roughly 300 yards "This waxed poly thread is very strong and easy to split into thinner strands for sewing or beading"
  • 8 oz Soy Wax
    8 oz Soy Wax
    $2.00
    8 Ounces of Soy Wax
  • 3 LB Soy Wax
    3 LB Soy Wax
    $8.00
    3lb Soy Wax 
  • Mini Sinew Roll
    Mini Sinew Roll
    $1.45
    20 Yards of Artificial Sinew.  There are many ways to Tie. We are frequently asked, is Sinew worth it? Many dyers swear by it, for the tight knots and wax resist it gives, but it comes down to personal preference over...
  • Sodium Alginate
    Sodium Alginate
    Coming Soon (Expected Mid Oct 2020)Priced at: $12/lb, $7/8oz, $4/4ozSodium Alginate Dye thickener