Can You Tie and Dye?


Step 1

Firstly, collect the materials you’re going to use.

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Pleat, fold and tie string around pieces of cotton.

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Make up the dye in old basins or buckets.

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Place your pieces of fabric into the dye bath and leave overnight.

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Using rubber gloves, remove the fabric from the basin. Rinse and leave to dry.

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Here’s how our piece of pleated cotton turned out! Do you see a pattern here?