Growing Colour Tyfu Lliw
After two weeks of work experience Tara and I had amongst other things dyed 2 kilos of merino, handpainted 1 kilo and 20 silk caps. New Solar pots are: Madder and Logwood, and Mullein with a copper mordant -made using copper piping and acetic acid. It is this which is dyeing the fibres turquoise at the moment!
How To: Ombre Dyeing
Ombre dyeing—a gradual shading method—is achieved with several levels of dye. Here, we explain the process required to create three stages of color. For a more gradient look, divide your dye concentrate.
How To: 'Dip Dye' Pillowcase the Easy Way to Create an Ombre Effect
When it comes to DIY, dip dyeing is a great way to transform fabric for various projects. But, there are a couple of big downsides to this technique. It's super messy, it takes a while to boil the water to the right temperature, and you have to carefully mix the ingredients, etc. So, when I decided to dye plain pillowcases for a recent room makeover, I experimented with a couple ways to streamline the process until I found the perfect way to dip dye the faux way. It turns out, you can…
Make Your Own Ombre Dip Dye Curtains
Update a pair of basic white curtains with this simple dye technique for ombre dip dye curtains... without the dipping and buckets of dye!
Watercolor Curtains - An Alternative Way to Tie Dye - Hydrangea Hippo by Jennifer Priest
I love the look of watercolor washes, the ways the colors blend together and the way that you can use a lot of different colors to create a unified look. This watercolor curtains techique was just the ticket!
DIYable: dip it like dries van noten
i love this series from Dries Van Noten on i-D! dip it baby! what a fun way to take a men’s collared business shirt to the next level! i would totally wear one of these dip-dyed babies this spring and summer with jean shorts or as a bathing suit cover-up! Prep It! white cotton collared [...]
Dip Dye Ombre Napkins - Sugar Bee Crafts
this is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own, and I really love all that CreativeBug has to offer! Another month, another new skill I learned on CreativeBug! I have never ever tried Dip Dye anything, and it was a really fun project that anyone can tackle. I made these Dip Dye Ombre...Read More »
Learn to dye — Botanical Threads
Botanical Threads creates chemical free dyes that reflect the beauty of the plants that they are created from. Unique, one off items are designed, hand dyed and created with love in the heart of the English Countryside. All the colours used at Botanical Threads are extracted directly from plants, using hot water and soya milk which acts like a mordant.
DIY: Bleach-dying fabric.
My fabric choices go through phases. There was the "I love really bright orange and turquoise and pink and yellow" phase. Then there was the "I only love grays and subtle polka dots" phase. I'm not really sure what phase I'm in right now (other than loving mustard yellow), but I have piles of fabric just lying there in my craft room because I look at it and think, "What was I thinking when I ordered this?!" I must be really fickle. Anyway, I decided to bleach some of it in hopes that I might…
How to Make a Dip Dyed Ombre Shower Curtain
Nothing can replicate the effect created when a piece of fabric is hand dyed. You can follow these easy steps to create an artisan-quality shower curtain yourself. After you see how easy it is to get such great results, nothing in your house will be safe from a dip-dye!