Tie and Dye

Report on Tie and Dye (Cold Process)

Name of the Department

Fashion & Textiles

Name of the Activity



15th December 2020


Online platform (Microsoft Team)

Topic on which activity was organized

Scarf/ Bandana


No. of Participants/Beneficiaries:

27 students

Objective of the Demonstration:

The purpose of the Demonstration was to provide skills of Tie and Dye with cold process and to be able to develop their own designs into accessories.


The Department of Fashion & Textiles conducted a Fashion Design Guild activity for all students on “Tie and Dye with cold process” on 15.12.2020 at online platform. The welcome speech was given by one of the students of the Department of Fashion and Textiles.

The demonstration was given by Dr. Sunetra Datt, an expert in Fashion Designing and printing process and is currently a Sr. Assistant Professor at IIS (Deemed to be) University, Jaipur. She started the demonstration with the brief introduction of Tie and Dye method using acrylic colors.

Tie-dyeing, method of dyeing by hand in which coloured patterns are produced in the fabric by gathering together many small portions of material and tying them tightly with string before immersing the cloth in the dyebath. The dye fails to penetrate the tied sections. Scarf/Bandana is an essential part of Indian attire and they add elegance and grace to Indian outfits.

After the end of the demonstration students also made tie and dye samples of Shibori and checks methods.

Outcome of the Guest lecture

The main objective behind this demonstration was to provide an exposure to express design ideas through Tie and Dye using the cold process with acrylic colors, able to translate a design into  accessories.


Dr. Sunetra Datt

Teacher Coordinator