Fabric To Dye For - Create 72 Hand-Dyed Colors for Your Stash
by Frieda Anderson
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. Step-by-step instructions will show you everything from preparing your work area, to mixing the dyes, to washing and drying your hand-dyed fabrics. Create a rainbow of colors using 4 basic dyes: red, blue, yellow, and black, with 5 easy-to-follow charts for dyes, colors, and gradations. Easy-to-implement dye formulas use standard measurements like cups and spoonfuls instead of grams and ounces. Learn to create resist patterns on newly dyed fabric and 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. Hand-dyed fabric is friendly on the budget since it costs less than pre-dyed fabric. Create small batches or large batches - the choice is yours. Fabric to Dye For, Create 72 Hand-Dyed Colors for Your Stash, 5 Fused Quilt Projects, by Frieda Anderson.