I am looking for a dye resist product that
can be screenprinted, previous to dying. Please
let me know if you have something. Thank you
Dharma Trading Company says that Jacquard Clear Waterbased
Resist and Cerulean Blue's Presist can be silkscreened.
(See Sources for
Supplies for dye houses that sell these products.)
Of course, all resists besides wax and gutta must not be
soaked in water, so you may want to *paint* your dye on,
rather than pouring it on with a heavy hand, and you
certainly cannot pre-soak the screenprinted fabric in soda
ash, as in the standard tie-dye recipe.
You'll have to either use some sort of post-dye fixing such
as after-treating with a salt-soda ash solution, or using
a product such as Dharma's After-fix, or you can presoak the
fabric in soda ash and then line-dry thoroughly before
applying the resist. Many people prefer the latter for all
sorts of dyeing with fiber reactive dyes.