These step-by-step instructions will guide you smoothly through the process of dying your fabric using tea. No experience necessary!

Step 1: Supplies needed

Supplies needed:
1. White, cotton-based fabric (i.e. sheet, t-shirt, pillowcase)
2. Bags of black tea (number of bags depends on fabric size and color desired)
3. A clean tub (heatproof; either metal or steel), or sink with a stopper
 (Note: we will refer to this as “tub-1,” used to hold hot water )
4. A second clean tub (either metal or plastic)
 (Note: we will refer to this as “tub-2,” used to hold cold water)
5. 1-3 pots (large and clean)
6. Water
7. Stove
8. Tongs
9. Wooden spoon (or other stirring utensil)
10. Clothespins (optional)
11. Trash can
<p>it was good</p>
<p>Oh no! The first pic has vanished in the time it took me to type my last comment! I miss it. It's text could have the following added: &quot;Keep these instructions handy in the location of your stove, so you can check back on the details without having to rely on memory, or print on paper.&quot; Reading from a lap top is relevant for safety and success of accomplishing so many steps.</p>
<p>I loved the first pic! it made me grin.</p><p>It is an illustration of the first step - &quot;These step-by-step instructions will guide you&quot; I took the photo to be an iIllustration of reading the instructions (no need to print out onto paper). Nope, the dyed fabric doesn't smell of tea. And I agree, &quot;it ain't right&quot; to use up your delicious tea making something brown, only to then pour all that life-sustaining brew down the sink! But who wants to drink old tea-shirt flavour?</p>
Does it smell of tea?
You should use a photo of the tied fabric as your introduction image - typing at a laptop isn't really relevant ...
<br> It ain't right.<br> <br> L<br>

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