The length of raw silk is first divided in to 3 segments using rubber tube to make 3-saris. Hence these silk segments are colored separately as per the requirements. The border and pallu of a silk saree are dyed in single color. But the body of the sari is dyed in contrast color of border and pallu.
To start dyeing process, water is boiled in a huge copper container. Once water is boiled at high temperature, the dye materials–washing soda, soap oil, dye color are added to the boiling water. The off-white silk yarn is dipped into the colored boiling solution. After dyeing, the colored yarn is immersed normal water to remove excess color. The yarn is taken out from the container and it is allowed to dry for 2 to 3 days. Red, green, blue and mustard are the popular colors used in dyeing process.