Alginate is a neutral thickening agent developed from seaweed and used in hand painting and silk screening for a hard edge desing. It is a powder mixed in the proportion of 5 Tbsp. to one litre of warm water. Blend well and set aside to set to a gelled consistency. Mix dye into the gum at a 1:1 ratio. Wash after steaming to remove crispness. Refrigerate mixture to prolong life.
Our sodium alginate is not food grade as it has not been packaged in a food-safe environment. For arts and craft uses only!