Category Archives: dyeing

C&T digital lounge

I will be talking about a chapter from my book Fabric to Dye for tomorrow, August 3rd at 6 pm PST in the C&T digital lounge. I hope you will stop by and log in. We will be giving away a signed copy of my book to one lucky winner. See you in cyper space.

C&T digital lounge

I will be talking about a chapter from my book Fabric to Dye for tomorrow, August 3rd at 6 pm PST in the C&T digital lounge. I hope you will stop by and log in. We will be giving away a signed copy of my book to one lucky winner. See you in cyper space.

Cleaning up

Now that you have dyed all this great colorful fabric, how do you wash it out and dry it? Aging the fabric The fabric and dye need to sit and “age” at least two hours, but ideally up to 24 hours. The amount of time required depends on the temperature, which should be at least…

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Dye painting

Closely related to Stand and Pour is Dye Painting.  Use a thickener such as sodium alginate (derived from seaweed) to thicken the dye. To thicken the dye read the directions on the container. You can do lots of things with the thickened dye. Use a brush or squeeze bottle to apply the dye. By using…

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