Tag Archives: hand dyeing

More dye experiments

Deb introduced me to shibori dyeing.  One of the techniques is folding and dipping.  I am not unhappy with my first attempt. However, I started these experiments because I thought a snow dyed mandala would look great as a backing … Continue reading

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Over-dyes

I will resume posting about the kaleidoscope adventure tomorrow.  For today, my hand dyeing adventure.  Above left, my first tie dye.  Yesterday I over-dyed it with blue.  It has to “cure” for 24 hours so above right is fresh out … Continue reading

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Assistance needed–my first hand dyed fabric

This is not exactly the color I was after but for my first attempt (self-taught of course), I am not totally unhappy.  Both pieces need more dye.  I was thinking about trying a low water immersion–light blue for the spiral … Continue reading

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Hand dyed prize from Gayle

Look what I got in the mail yesterday.  A very generous half yard each of Gayle’s snow dyes for helping her name this quilt.  I love them both and don’t plan to cut them for a while so I can … Continue reading

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