Introduction: How to Make Vegetable Dyes


• News paper/scrap paper
• Food grater
• Carrots
• 1 bowl
• 1 plastic bags
• Scissors
• 2 plastic cups
• White cotton fabric

Step 2:

Cover the work area with newspaper.
Use the food grater to grate 1/4 cup of the carrot.

Step 3:

Place the grated vegetable into a plastic bag. 

Step 4:

Add 2/4 cup warm water.

Step 5:

Seal the bag tightly. 

Step 6:

Carefully knead the sealed bag on the work station for approximately 2 minutes.
The water in the bag starts to color.

Step 7:

Use the scissors to make a small cut in the corner of the bag.
Pour the colored water into a cup. Discard the grated vegetables remaining in the bag.

Step 8:

Place the strip of the cotton fabric into the cup containing the dye.
Allow the strip to soak overnight.

Step 9:

Remove the fabric strip from the dye. Allow to dry. 

Fill a clean cup with warm water. add the fabric strip to the cup.

Allow them to soak for 2 minutes. Some of the dye will begin to fade. Remove when the fabric reaches desired color.

Suggestions: Vegetables like Beet root and red cabbage can also be used as dyes.