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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Sewing Purses

I’ve been wanting to use some of my ice dyed fabrics. I’ve also been wanting to make a purse. I found this great pattern, Zip and Go, from Dog Under My Desk Patterns, grabbed some of my fabric, and started on this project. I found this pattern to be real detailed and easy to follow.…

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StaC Art Gallery

StaC Art Gallery is a new destination in Evansville, Indiana to get your art fix. Located at 416 Washington Avenue in a beautiful old historic house, owner Ted Nguyen has refurbished this home into a wonderful art gallery. If you’d like to know more about how this gallery came into being, here is a link…

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Dyeing Lesson Learned

Several weeks ago I ice dyed this shirt for me. Dave loved it and wanted one of his own. So that was easy. I weighed his shirt (since it’s a bit larger and would need more dye than mine), calculated the amount of dye, and I was off to the dye studio.  Several years ago…

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