Cotton does not have a good affinity to all the vegetable / natural dyes. Myrobolan is one of the natural sources of tannic acid. The washing cloth is treated with a solution containing 20gpl

Myrobolan powder at 40 ° C for "> Cotton does not have a good affinity to all the vegetable / natural dyes. Myrobolan is one of the natural sources of tannic acid. The washing cloth is treated with a solution containing 20gpl

Myrobolan powder at 40 ° C for " /> Cotton does not have a good affinity to all the vegetable / natural dyes. Myrobolan is one of the natural sources of tannic acid. The washing cloth is treated with a solution containing 20gpl

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How To Tie-dye T-shirt At Home Using Natural Dyes

Mar 14, 2022 | Akshay Maharkhede

WHAT ARE THE EASILY AVAILABLE DYE SOURCES? Well, all the dye sources given above are difficult to find easily,& it's difficult to source them. But out of them, onion skin, tea, pomegranate skin, Heena tree, babul & turmeric are a bit easy to find. You can also use unusual materials like beet, red cabbage, spinach, blueberries. HOW TO MAKE NATURAL DYE AT HOME? Firstly take whatever dyes source you want to make and add the water in the proportion given in the above table. Boil it until you get the required depth of shade of the colour; for best results, follow the given table. So your dyes bath is ready now.


MYROBOLAN TREATMENT

Cotton does not have a good affinity to all the vegetable / natural dyes. Myrobolan is one of the natural sources of tannic acid. The washing cloth is treated with a solution containing 20gpl

Myrobolan powder at 40 ° C for 15 minutes. By constantly moving. It is then released towash and lightly dry before drying in the shade. It helps the fabric to get good dye absorption and achieve dark shade. It also helps with the good penetration of mordants in cloth. Extra Myrobolan powder deposited on the fabric's surface is removed by striking the material with a miller, or the material itself is beaten in a solid place.


Sr.No.

Name of the mordant

Quantity (gm/liter)

Treatment temperature

Time( min)

1

Tin ( Stannous chloride )

2

400 c

15

2

Alum

10

Normal

15

3

Potassium dichromate

0.5

400 c

15

4

Copper Sulphate

1

400 c

15

5

Ferrous Sulphate

0.25

400 c

15


Out of these five, tin, potassium dichromate and copper sulphate are not considered natural in some countries so we will cover only two. These are


1) Alum

2) Ferrous sulphate


TIE FABRIC WITH DIFFERENT TECHNIQUES

 

Tie the t-shirt with planning some interesting abstract pattern with the help of a yarn or rubber band.

Note: To resist any area from dyeing, use plastic polythene over that part of the t-shirt and tie it tightly.

The t-shirt at this stage is ready for dyeing.



DYEING


It is made in a bath that contains a pre-extracted dye solution& water. The t-shirt is placed in a bath at 40 ° C, and the temperature is slowly raised. Dyeing is done at 80 ° C for 45 minutes with constant stirring. Dyed goods take out of the bath, squeezed, and then fully opened to drain. The temperature should be normal before bathing in clearwater.


WASHING 

The dyed t-shirt is then thoroughly washed in plain water before drying.


RESULT OF THE DYEING



WHAT ARE MAJOR NATURAL DYES?


Sr. No.

Common Name 

Botanical Name

Quantity (gms/ltr)

Dye extraction time

1

night-flowering jasmine

Nyctanthes arbor - tristis(flower)

5

45 min

2

Safflower

Carthamus tinetorius (flower)

20

45 min

3

Sacred Tree

Butea Monosperma

(flower)

40

45 min

4

Heena tree

Lawsonia inermis (leaf)

40

45 min

5

Heena tree

Lawsonia inermis (seed)

40

45 min

6

myrobalan fruit

Terminalia chebula (flower)

20

45 min

7

Pomegranate

Punica granatum (fruit rind)

20

45 min

8

Onion

Allium cepa (skin)

40

45 min

9

Tea

Camellia sinensis (leaf)

20

45 min

10

common madder

Rubia cordofolia (stem)

40

45 min

11

Sappan wood

Caesalpinia sappan(inner part)

20

45 min

12

Babul

Acacia Arabica (bark)

40

45 min

13

Black catechu

Acacia catechu (resin)

20

45 min

14

goldendrop

Onosmas echiodes (wood)

40

45 min

15

turmeric

Curcuma longa (powder)

20

45 min

16

Red sandal

Pterocarpus santalinus(wood)

40

45 min

17

Sunflower

Helianthus (flower)

40

45 min

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