The teacher produces pattern with the motif stencil. He guides the students to be observant. The students produce their motif, already cut in stencil, using poster color and textile material through dabbing. Emphasis must be on the arrangement of the pattern.
INTRODUCTION TO TIE AND DYE-
Meaning of tie and dye.
Types of reactive dye e.g. vat dye (indanthrene) indigo, dylon.
The binding agents, table salt, caustic soda, sodium hydrosulphate. Some materials like plastic spoons, plastic basin, raffia twin etc.
The teacher explains the use of these materials.
The students listen attentively.
TIE AND DYE, A THEORETICAL APPROACH.
Techniques of tie and dye. Folding, knotting, pleating, stiching, twisting, marbling, wick folding and sewing stick assisted pattern. Demonstrate the pattern by using 100% cotton textile material. Get the chemical- vat dye (dye stuff). Custic soda, sodium hydrosulphate. Allow the students to try what you have done. Get the hot water ready with the chemicals. Allow the cloth to stay for about 20 minutes in the dye bath, then remove wash with cold water and spread on the line, not in the hot sun.
The students explain the processes involved in tie and dye.
TIE AND DYE (PRACTICAL)
The teacher guides the students as they produce the tie and dye using the materials mentioned.
INTRODUCTION TO PLAIN DYING OF FABRIC
The teacher introduces the plain dying. Explains that cotton materials absords, the dye very well. He also explains that the other reaction dyes work with a selected material. He will explain the difference between tie dying and pkin dying. The students get the materials ready for plain dying.
The teacher gets the materials ready for plain dying.
PLAIN DYING (ANOTHER COLOR)
The teacher teaches the students the process of plain dying in another color, how a darker color super imposes the light color. The students produce it following the teacher’s guide.
EXHIBITION OF WORKS
The teacher guides the students to fabricate exhibition stands, display the works. The students display the work.