Cool shower curtains – Whether you want to give your cotton cool shower curtain an antiqued appearance, or you want to hide mineral stains, tea dying offer a way to change up the look of your bathroom. Instructions to tea dye one cotton shower curtain, The first is boil 18 cups of water – 4 cups of water for each yard of fabric – in a large saucepan. Remove the pan from the heat. Add 36 black Pekoe tea bags to the water. Steep least five to 10 minutes longer for darker color. Discard tea bags when you are done steeping.
Second, saturated cotton cool shower curtains in cold water in the sink while tea dye pits. Wring the excess water from the cool curtain. Lower the substance in the pot, pushing cotton dye with a long spoon. Stir substance often as it absorbs the dye to ensure even color. Soak until the color pleases you. The color will appear darker when wet.
Remove the cool shower curtains from the dye. Rinse under cold running water until water runs clear. Mix two parts vinegar to one part water. Add 2 tablespoons salt. Soak the curtain in fixative for about 20 minutes with stirring often to distribute the mixture. Rinse under cold water. Wash in mild detergent in your washing machine gentle cycle. Hung to dry.