Tie-Dye

Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies

Level: 1

Requirements

  • Know what the best types of materials are for dyeing and how to prepare them for dyeing.
  • Know what the purpose of the soda ash is and how long the fabric is to soak.
  • Know the purpose of the urea that is mixed with the dye.
  • What safety equipment should be worn when mixing up the dye for Tie-Dyeing? Why?
  • Determine what the three primary colors are.
  • Verbally describe what primary colors of dye will be needed to make the following secondary colors: Orange, Green, and Purple.
  • Verbally describe what the outcome will be if two secondary colors are mixed.
  • Use a Kleenex tissue and colored marker to demonstrate two different types of folds one could do on a T-shirt.
  • Once you have seen the outcome of the different folds you have created on tissue, fold & dye an item for yourself. Bandana, t-shirt, pillowcase, etc. Always keep in mind, no two items will be identical, nor will they be perfect. Each item will be as unique as the individual who made it.
  • Wear or bring this item to the next meeting for your club members to see.


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