What you will learn...

  • Bright colors

    You will learn what you need to do to make sure that your colors are bright and last wash after wash.

  • Different patterns

    You will learn to make a selection of different patterns that you can try.

  • Student feedback

    "The colours are incredibly vibrant and look fantastic.” Peta-Jane Grove

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Introduction
    • What are the best fabrics to use with reactive dyes?
    • Preparing the fabric for dyeing
    • Which brand of dye should you buy?
  • 2
    Different folding techniques for achieving different patterns
    • Equipment for binding your cloth
    • Easy enough for small kids to do
    • Marbled look
    • Electricity
    • Coral and flowers
    • Cobwebs
    • Circles
    • Targets
    • Camouflage
    • Fan Folds
    • Geometric patterns
    • Spikes, feathers and spirals
    • How to stitch hearts into cloth
    • Stripes and coils
    • How to claim your certificate
    • To sum it up
  • 3
    Equipment for dyeing
    • Simple equipment that you will find in your home
    • To sum it up
  • 4
    More about dye...chemicals, properties and requirements
    • Hot or cold dye
    • Translucent colour
    • Mixing process
    • Chemistry
    • Requirements for best results
    • To sum it up
  • 5
    Different methods of getting the dye on the cloth at the right temperature
    • Heat the dye in a pot in the traditional way
    • Use a kettle to heat the water
    • Dipping in cold dye
    • Use syringes or squeeze bottles
    • Heat the dye in a microwave oven
    • To sum it up
    • How to claim your certificate
  • 6
    The Wow Moment
    • Wow! Wow! Wow!
    • Wow!
    • Wow!
  • 7
    In closing...
    • I hope that you enjoyed this video course?

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