Effects Of Chemical Dyes
Effects On the Environment
The existing dying process is very toxic and unsafe. The dying technique used in this industry is a threatening pollutant. These pollutants are releasing …show more content…
Cotton, silk, wool and linen will take the dye best due to them being a natural absorber.
Step Two: choosing a natural plant. Underneath are plants and fruits that will give off vibrant colors.
For my on experiment I decided to make a pink dye so for the ingredients you can use berries, cranberries, cherry’s, pink roses, avocado seeds, and avocado seeds.
Step Three: Prepare your fabric. Before you start the dyeing process. First, wash the fabric. Don’t dry it though it needs to be wet. Then prepare your fixative This is to help the fabric take up the dye more easily. For berries you’ll want to use salt and for any other plant material, you’ll want to use vinegar. Underneath are the measurements:
¥ Salt: dissolve ½ cup salt in 8 cups cold water
¥ Vinegar: blend 1-part white vinegar to 4 parts cold water
Step Four: Place your damp fabric in the fixative solution for an hour. Rinse with cool water when done. Then, it’s time to dye the