DYEING OF COTTON FABRIC BY USING TIE AND DYE METHOD (Lab Manual)



Aim:

To dye the given cotton material using tie and dye with the required styles on fabrics

Recipe:


Tie:

The whole point of tie dyeing is to prevent the dye from reaching the fabric evenly. Any place that the dye can't reach will stay white, or a lighter color, of course. The gradations of color from intense to light can be beautiful. If accomplish this by folding the fabric, tieing it with string, using rubber bands, etc. Another reason to tie is that it makes each garment of piece of cloth a small, neat bundle--much easier to handle if have a lot to do. If don't tie, but just apply the dye directly, need more space and can do fewer garments or pieces of fabric at a time.


Tie Dyeing:

Knots are tied in the cloth before it is immersed in a dye bath. Tie Dye typically consists of folding, twisting, pleating or crumpling the fabric. String & rubber bands are used to bind the fabric.










Tie dye procedure are given below as shortly:

  1. Roll up t-shirt or cotton material in any type of design using rubber bands to hold it in place.

  2. Prepare dyes in buckets.

  3. Dip the first rubber band section in one of your dye colors

  4. Continue dying the shirt until you run out of white sections.

  5. Place the fabric and let sit for 6-10 hours

  6. Remove rubber bands and hang dry

  7. Wash with cold saltwater and check out your new creation.


Result:

The given cotton sample material was dyed by using Tie and dye method with the required portion of fabrics.

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