Ice Dyeing Color Splits

One of the reason I love ice dyeing is because of how the colors split. If you are not familiar with the term “split,” it’s when dyes break out into the colors they contain. Dyes come in two different categories: “pure” and “mixed.” Pure dyes, also called primaries, contain no other colors. On the other…

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Looking Back 2019

It’s that time to look back on this year. Check out link above pictures for blog post.

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Ice Dyeing Q and A

Since 2016 I have been teaching an online class, Icy Delights, on this fun dyeing technique I developed back in 2010. Since it’s a great time to ice dye, I’ve been getting a lot of emails about it, and thought I’d share some of them in this Icy Dyeing Q and A post.    …

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Ice Dyeing Old Dyes

I showed you recently the results of low immersion dyeing using Dawn’s old dyes. If you missed it, here is the post. I wanted to see how they would ice dye. I only picked those colors that would split. Every one of the dyes pretty much split as expected except, again, the Royal Blue was…

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Mucks and More

I really loved those ice dyed pieces using the four muck dyes I purchased recently.  I just had to ice dye a t-shirt. Here are a couple blocks I am working on with the muck dyed fabric. I stamped over the block with my mandala stencil. My post on how to make the stencil is…

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Muck Dyes Visited

If you are a customer of Dharma Trading, you will see from time-to-time muck dyes for sale. Muck dyes are dyes that they make in limited quantities and can’t be reproduced. They are CHEAP! For these I paid between $4.50 and $5 for 8 oz. Usually these fiber reactive dyes run, depending on color, between…

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How to: Felt Bookmarks

Happy New Year! I thought I’d start out the year with a tutorial on how to make these felt bookmarks. For the Girls Night Out group Christmas party I made everyone a felt bookmark. My goal was to highlight my ice dyed fabrics (and a piece of stamped fabric). I used my Scan N Cut…

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