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Snow Dyeing

Last week's snow had me trying some snow dyeing. World's worst photos above, of three separate half-yards.  ProChemical has some good basic instructions.  I used powder dye (not liquid as described by ProChem) over about 3 inches of snow, which melted o ...

Results after using Pancake batter resist and  fabric dye, at Craftalife.com

Pancake Batter Resist!

I've been trying to learn about different dyeing techniques, and recently, I tried a pancake batter resist.  Yes, pancake batter.  You've heard of using flour or other starches to create a resist for fabric dyeing. But I had a box of rather ancient pancak ...

Making Procion MX Dye Color Samples, at Craftalife.com

Testing Dye Colors

I've bought a number of Procion MX dyes lately, from both Dharma Trading and ProChemical, and decided to do some small samples. I soaked a narrow strip of fabric in soda ash and let it dry.  Then I cut it down into small squares, about 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 ". In ...