Dyeing handkerchieves

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Description

Use fabric dye to make a coloured pattern on a white hankerchief or material

Resources

Liquid fabric dye, untreated handkerchiefs / cotton, wide shallow bowl/dish (lasagne dish is good), water, cocktail stick or blunt knife

Instructions

pour about 2 cm of water in the dish. drop a few drops of the dye into the water and swirl around gently to make a pattern on the surface. Don't stir to too much! Gently lie the handkerchief on the top of the water to allow the dye to soak in. Carefully lift off and hang up somewhere to dry (or you could iron them dry)

Tags

  • #creative
  • challenge badges
  • tie dye

Badge Links

  • Artist - Printing
  • Creative - Colouring