A fun activity to do in your kitchen!

Natural Dye with black beans, all supplies included:

22″ x 22″ 100% cotton bandana

Black beans in 6″ x 4″ 100% cotton pouch

Alum (the mordant or fixer)

Citric acid (lowers pH – makes dye pinker)

Baking soda (Raises pH – Makes dye greener)

Rubber bands and twine (for creating beautiful designs with resists)

1 pair gloves