Monday, November 19, 2012

Natural Fabric Dye Unit

We recently dyed our own fabric. It was surprisingly easy. We began with some scrap fabrics and an array of natural dying materials...

fabric dye
We began by extracting the colors with boiling water and a vinegar solution.

dye
The results were fantastic....

fabric
In fact, the new fabric inspired my daughter to design some handbags...

handbag


This #project would pair nicely with a Colonial Unit Study in the fall.

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