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Dyeing in Process

Arranging fabric on pulley system in preparation for dyeing.  Yup, pulley works.  Yay! Fabric being dyed main color: teal blue that doesn’t really look teal. Under-dyeing with ombre technique using teal blue. About an hour later: Over-dyeing in bronze using … Continue reading

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Swatch Me Ombre

Ah, more dyeing adventures and another work in progress….Just to complicate the dyeing process of a silk dress-in-the-works, I’ve decided that I would give ombre dyeing a shot.  It didn’t go too badly with these small strips of silk.

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Paper Cloth: This weekend’s experiment

So, I’ve  owned the book Stitch Alchemy by Kelli Perkins for quite a while. It’s about paper fabric, which is basically fabric coated with – you guessed it – paper. This is supposed to give the fabric surface paper-like qualities, … Continue reading

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