Children’s Craft Showcase – Dying fabric with Permanent markers 1



Materials
Permenant markers
Surgical Spirit (from the chemist)
Jam Jars
Plain Fabric
Elastic Band
Syringe
Method

Put your fabric over the jam jar and secure with the elastic band.  Using your pen draw a pattern on the fabric.

Circles work best, but any pattern will do.  Leave a gap between the lines for the colour to bleed.
Take a syringe and fill with surgical spirit and then drop in to the centre of the fabric.

Move the fabric to a blank area and repeat as required.

I washed the fabric after we dyed it and some of the colour did come out, but not much and then I heat set it with a hot iron.

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