Six steps to dyeing:
- Put Lukewarm water in a saucepan.
- Add the two colors (silk and viscose), the fixative, the vinegar, and the cooking salt. MIX WELL!
NOTE: The colors will be mixed in the water but they will separate again on the fabric.
- Rinse the fabric in lukewarm water, squeeze it out and while still damp put it in the saucepan (the salt will not dissolve completely).
- Put the saucepan on low heat and stir during 5 minutes in order to homogenize the dyes, then increase the heat up to boiling for 20 minutes.
After that, keep at a simmer for 20 minutes.
Turn the heat off and leave to stand for 10 minutes.
- Rinse under running water and then wash in lukewarm soapy water. Finish rinsing in clear water and squeeze out the fabric.
- Lay the fabric flat on an absorbent paper to dry or, better still, iron the fabric on the wrong side protecting it with an absorbent paper.