How To Tie-dye T-shirt At Home Using Natural Dyes
Mar 14, 2022 | Akshay Maharkhede
MYROBOLAN TREATMENTCotton 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.
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
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.
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.
The dyed t-shirt is then thoroughly washed in plain water before drying.
RESULT OF THE DYEING
WHAT ARE MAJOR NATURAL DYES?
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