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fabricademy2017:students:cheung:week_3_-_bio_dyes_biofabrics [2018/03/02 14:19]
wei-ying.cheung [Biofabrics]
fabricademy2017:students:cheung:week_3_-_bio_dyes_biofabrics [2018/03/02 15:33] (current)
wei-ying.cheung [Biofabrics]
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-We were advised to wait a week in order to see the final results of our experimentation. After one day, although they had not yet dried, the biofabrics looked like this:+Regarding the immediate results, for my biofabric (number 3, using cornflour as the starch), it came out more opaque compared to the original. Also, the cornflour produced a less even surface than the tapioca. ​We were advised to wait a week in order to see the final results of our experimentation. After one day, although they had not yet dried, the biofabrics looked like this:
  
 Original recipe (1) and tapioca and kurcuma powder (2) Original recipe (1) and tapioca and kurcuma powder (2)
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-//​**Impressions** // +Unfortunatelybecause we had poured quite thick layers into the petridishes, the biofabrics were still not dry after over a weekI checked on them around ​week later, and they had turned mouldy. Therefore, I think it's very important to make sure the layers are not too thick so that they can dry quickly before any mould can grow.
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-For my biofabric (number 3using cornflour as the starch)it came out more opaque compared to the originalAlso, the cornflour produced ​less even surface than the tapioca.+