Ever wondered what goes into creating your tie dye? Here are the basic steps in processing that unique item for you to drool over.
1, Purchase cotton blanks
2, Have fiber reactive dyes available (procion)
3, Wash blanks and soak in soda ash (sodium carbonate)
4, Fold, tie, or scrunch
5, Apply dyes.
6, Soak for at least 24 hours in an air tight container.
7, Rinse, to release dye, dry and iron
8, Display in good light
9, Photograph and upload to social media.
10, Prepare for the next craft fair!