If dying indoors, cut open and lay out a few garbage bags for potential stains. Newspaper can also be used, but is less effective. Wear clothes and old shoes that you don’t mind getting messy.
If soaking in soda ash, it is a good idea to tie your garment up beforehand. You will need to handle the garment with gloves after soaking in the soda ash, and tying with gloves on is no easy task!
Now you’re ready to try some tying techniques.