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  • Re: Dyeing with easter egg dye

    It did not do as I expected. The primaries that made up the colors did weird things on their own in the grn, orange and purple. The color brightened somewhat, and it streaked in the secondaries . I died the center 1/3 of each piece. I used cotton yarn to tie off each end of the third and put the center...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by TheNeedler on 11 May 2009
  • Re: Dyeing with easter egg dye

    Thanks, Sandy. I have just finished the 2nd phase of the experimenting, and I have to iron the cheese cloth a bit. Not putting this one in the microwave. I will post new photos and notes on the 2nd part this evening sometime. I haven't done anything except 4 loads of wash today. I have to go do my...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by TheNeedler on 10 May 2009
  • Re: Dyeing with easter egg dye

    I took the blue piece after it was nuked and dryed and dipped it into a white bowl of clear water. A faint tint of blue colored the water, so the color was not permanent completely. I have to experiment more to see just how fugitive the dye will be. Since I don't intend to use this fabri's for...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by TheNeedler on 10 May 2009
  • Re: Dyeing with easter egg dye

    Well the easter egg dye experiment went well, at least the first part. I put two tablet of Paas Easter Egg Dye in a two cup plastic Glad container with 3 tbsp. cold water and let them disolve. Next I added 6 tbsp white vinegar and stirred. Lastly, I added 1 cup of cold tap water. I cut the 36" wide...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by TheNeedler on 10 May 2009
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