Spinner Art with Color Magnet

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

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Printed Fabric Bee: Ice Dyeing with Color Magnet

This is the third in my series this month on using resists with ice dyeing. This is also posted on The Printed Fabric Bee blog. Oh, how I love Jacquard Color Magnet! Since I love ice dyeing and Color Magnet, I wanted to see how they would work together. Color Magnet isn’t really a resist…

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Ice Dyeing Plus

Since I started ice dyeing back in 2011, I’ve really enjoyed the results from this simple technique. As I’ve continued on this fabric surface design journey, I find I want more texture. In this post I’ll show you three different techniques to add to ice dyeing. Back in February I showed you my ice dyed…

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Printed Fabric Bee Giveaway #8

It’s time for the Printed Fabric Bee Giveaway! Susan Purney Mark was the queen bee this past month and she chose Industrial as her topic. I really loved this challenge. Industrial to me means lots of buildings, so I cut a stencil that looked like steel beams. Then I used Jacquard Color Magnet with my…

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Sewing Bags and More

Before I get to the bags, I’ve been doing a lot of gardening. Harvesting blueberries every day is a such a meditative time for me. If I get up early enough, the dogs in the area are still asleep and it’s so quiet. Dave caught me out there harvesting the other day. I wear white…

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Indigo Dyeing Session at East

This past Wednesday Teresa at East Branch Library held an Indigo dyeing class. Teresa had gone with me to an indigo dyeing class at the Carnegie Center last September and like me, fell in love with Indigo. She scheduled this class and we’ve all been eagerly waiting for the day to come. We’ve had so…

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Printed Fabric Bee Text Piece

This month’s challenge for the Printed Fabric Bee was a 12 x 12 piece with text. Lisa Chin, the queen this month, also requested turquoise as her color of choice. I love text on fabric so I was really looking forward to playing.¬† This was a fun and fast project once I decided what I…

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Scarf Dye-A-Thon

Several weeks ago I gave my best bud Barb one of my dyed scarves for her birthday. It was one using Color Magnet, not the ice dyed ones I gave away here. She liked it so much that she ordered several for gifts. So for the past week, after receiving some new dyes from Dharma…

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Printed Fabric Bee: Blue Spirals

For this month on the Printed Fabric Bee, Queen Bee Julie B. Booth requested her fabric piece to include blue spirals. She specified an 8 x 18 piece of material and said that she really liked ethnic fabrics, especially molas. So I got out my book on African fabrics and turned to the page on…

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