Creating my own color palettes

I’ve been wanting to come up with my own color palettes made by mixing pure dyes. For those of you not familiar with pure dyes, they are single-hue dyes that are not made by mixing other colors. There are 14 or so pures to choose from. For this session I used Golden Yellow (aka Tangerine),¬†Cerulean…

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Mixing Fiber Reactive Dyes

Even though I’ve been using fiber reactive dyes now for about two years, I’ve never mixed “pure” dyes to make specific colors. I always just bought the premixed colors. After taking Jane Dunnewold’s Craftsy class, The Art of Cloth Dyeing, I thought I’d try to mix some with her formulas. On this day I dyed…

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