1. What You'll Need
1. Silk cut to size (We used Habotai silk to make a table runner, but nearly any silk will work.)
2. Rubber gloves
3. Procion dye
4. Soda ash
5. water 
6. An eye dropper (optional): to add additional dye as desired
7. A plastic sheet: to protect your work space
8. A plastic bin or bucket: to collect dye drippings when you hang your piece to dry (Note: Avoid using a bathtub that could be stained permanently from the dye drippings. And do not use this bin for food consumption after it's been exposed to the dye.)