Snow Day Snow Dye!

We had a snow day today, so I used the unexpected bonus time and bonus snow to do some snow-dyeing.


Step 1: soak cotton fabric in soda-ash solution, crumple up and place on drainage rack in plastic tub.

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Step 2: cover with several inches of fresh snow

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Step 3: sprinkle fiber-reactive dye powder on snow. I use Procion MX.

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Step 4: Cover and wait 24 hours.

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Step 5: uncover and be amazed.  Rinse in cold water until water runs clear. Wash with synthrapol and dry.

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Step 6: press and be even more amazed.