For my City & Guild course I had to dye some fabric. This was the first time I did this in small plastic bags. The process was not as excruciating as I would have thought, and not messy at all. However, the colors were very pale. The next time I will have to use quite a lot more dye to get more intensive results. Since pale fabric is not really overrepresented in my stash, the outcome is not wholly unwelcome. And I will sure try this in the next future, because the gradations you get when dying yourself are truly amazing.