A large mason jar or any container with a tight sealing lid.
cut up old shirts, towels, cloth, etc
Essential oils of your choosing
To begin, cut up your cloth. I make little squares and then stuff them in the jar. I fill it about a third of the way and then add vinegar. Then I add my oil. Here you can be creative. Sometimes I mix scents I like: tea tree and lemon, peppermint and basil. It all depends on your mood. For each layer, you want to use about 25 drops. Or, just use the vinegar if you do not want a scent. The vinegar will not leave your clothing smelling like a salad, I promise! Instead, the vinegar acts like a natural fabric softener. Keep repeating until your jar is stuffed full. Once it is all ready, give it a shake and do some laundry! I use three small squares for each large load.
If you want to also make your own detergent, check out my article here! It is all natural and simple to do.