I had to make sure we had the right tools: bowls, measuring spoons and cups, plastic bags, rubber gloves, etc... My mama had given me dyes from Dharma Trading, but you can get them a number of places.
Grace, my lovely assistant, stood by and carefully monitored the process.
Notice the kiddy pool in the background? That's where we soaked the fabrics before dyeing.
Grace became an expert at measuring and pouring water.
Then the fabric goes in!
It looks like this when you take it out. Kind of weird looking.
After we dyed, we put the fabrics in a plastic bag (one bag per dye color) and set them in the sun for a few hours. The waiting is the hardest.
Part 3: The Reveal is up next!