Spinner Art with Color Magnet

Today I’m on to using my spinner with Jacquard Color Magnet.

If you are not familiar with it, it’s a great product that when you use one color dye, you get two-tone fabric. Where the Color Magnet is, the color should be darker than the background. However, that is not always the case. In the past I’ve spent quite a bit of time experimenting with CM and found that colors like red will strike faster and so the background sometimes will be darker or as dark as the area with CM. Check out my post on this product.

Just a reminder, all of the fabric has been soaked in soda ash water for 15 minutes and allowed to dry before adding the CM.

I added the Color Magnet to one of those small bottles and turned on the spinner.

Then the finished piece.

What’s good about Color Magnet is that you can see where it is as it shows up yellow.

Allow it to dry. Then I spray dyed it. To read about spray dyeing, check out this previous post.

I let the fabric batch overnight. Then it was time to rinse with cold water. By the time the fabric is rinsed in the cold water and the water has run clear, the Color Magnet is gone.  I then rinsed in hot water, and let the fabric sit in hot soapy water. Then they were off to in the washer for a hot wash, and two rinses. After drying them on high heat, I ironed them.

And the finished pieces again.

I absolutely love the way these turned out. They are probably my favorite.

To see my other spinner art tutorials, check out this link.   Check out this link to be inspired by other fiber artists:  Nina-Marie’s Off The Wall Friday,

Just a couple more posts on the spinner art.