Indigo is dying by hand. Indigo – the primary use for indigo is as a dye for cotton yarn, which is mainly for the production of denim cloth for blue jeans. On average, a pair of blue jean trousers requires 3 – 12 g of indigo. Small amounts for dyeing wool and silk.
Indigo dying industrial. Synthetic indigo is a substance created from benzene derivatives from petroleum, a fossil fuel that most of us realise is not in limitless supply. The benzene has to be treated chemicals, including hydrogen cyanide, to make it into indigo dye.
Levi’s Type II jackets (506XX). In 1953 introduces Levi Strauss Co. a new version of the classic First Edition jacket (type II, LOT 566XX) The jacket has kept the details carried from type, I. However, the most significant and visually difference was the added front pocket.
Loop dyed is one of the three primary industrial methods of dyeing indigo yarns.
Natural dyes. Up to the middle of the 19th century, there were only natural dyes, and most of these were vegetable origin; natural indigo being one of the most critical colours because of natural colouring needs fixation (mordanting) to absorb
Over-dye is a fabric dye process on denim fabrics. Most frequently used on indigo or black denim fabric, this is over-dyed black and when coloured jeans are in trends.
Rope dyed is the term used to describe a way of dye indigo and considered the best possible method to dye indigo yarn.
Slasher Dyed is one of the three methods to dye indigo yarn.