Fabric To Dye For: Create 72 Hand-Dyed Colors for Your Stash, 5 Fused Quilt Projects

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C&T Publishing Inc, Nov 5, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 80 pages
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Create A Rainbow Of Color From Just 4 Basic Dyes. Step-by-step instructions for everything from preparing your work area to mixing the dyes to washing and drying your hand-dyed fabrics. 4 easy-to-follow charts for dyes, colors, and gradations. Dye formulas use standard measurements like cups and spoonfuls instead of grams and ounces. Learn to create resist patterns on newly dyed fabric. Discover how to thicken dye to create interesting and creative effects and painted designs. Get thrifty and save even more money by producing mystery fabric with left-over dye. Create small batches or large batches-the choice is yours. Hand-dyed fabric is friendly on the budget since it costs less than pre-dyed fabric. Tired of going to the fabric store only to discover the colors you need aren't in stock? Always wanted to try hand dyeing your own fabric but found it too intimidating? Now you can put those worries aside and create beautiful colors to fit your every whim. And the best part is there are no confusing, complicated formulas to follow.
 

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User Review  - jbbkelsey - LibraryThing

Fabric to Dye For, by Frieda Anderson, can really make you drool over fabric colors (If that is possible?!). I have read about fabric dyeing before, and I always thought 'Someday' After reading Fabric ... Read full review

Contents

DedicationAcknowledgments
4
Getting Started
5
Preparing Your Dye Fabric
11
Dyeing the Basic Gradations
15
Dyeing More Gradations
21
Dyeing Fabric Flat
24
Washing Drying Your Fabric
30
Gallery
33
JackinthePulpit
50
Irises
55
Daily Walk
61
Autumnal Trees
66
Amish Leaves
73
Resources
79
About the Author
80
Legal Page
81

Fusing Finishing Basics
40

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