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Hand Dyeing Videos: All About Soda Ash

By Somanycolors
The purpose and use of soda ash when using fiber reactive dyes was a mystery to me for months. Then I bought some pH test strips and tried some experiments.
Turns out I was using way more than I needed for colorfast dyeing. Thought I'd share what I learned about the basics of soda ash in this video:

Then the question becomes, when should I add the soda ash? In this video I added soda ash in three different ways with different results.

Hope you find them useful!

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