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DIFFICULTY: fairly easy TIME: about an hour per cloth, plus drying time


♥ white linen or cotton fabric ♥ fabric dye in the colour of your choice (we used Guarany in indigo) ♥ table salt ♥ 2 wooden blocks ♥ elastic bands ♥ 2 plastic or glass bowls ♥ rubber gloves

Use one of your wooden blocks

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