Friday, September 13, 2013

Dye Play Day.....in the back yard



Taking time to PLAY...



The Fabric Dyes are mixed up...







The Tables are set...







The microwaves are ready...







Lots of dye containers...







The Summer Sink is in place...







We are ready for a day of...FUN!







The girls arrived and got.....right with it!







Hanging dyed cloth on the clothes line...







These pieces were done in the microwave....

in just 3 minutes!

Instant gratification!







Shibori dyeing.....on a rope








Tray dyeing








Over...dyeing








Golf Balls wrapped with rubber bands...







Purple dye on the bottom.....red dye on top







More tray dyeing







Lots of rinsing in the summer sink....







Dyed fabrics soaking in synthrapol







Power Berry on the left......Fuchsia Red on the right







It was a FUN and colorful day in the back yard...
















I will post images of my 

washed, dried and iron fabrics...soon!




Have you signed up for my Soy Wax class yet?

Click the link below to find out more...


CLICK HERESoy Wax Batik Class 9/28/13



CLICK HERE: to see my dyed fabrics



If you are interested in learning about

low-water immersion dyeing,

I recommend this book:


Ann also has a brand new DVD:




May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,

LuAnn Kessi

2 comments:

Celia Ambrose said...

That looks wonderful! Wish I could have been there to learn those methods. Beautiful colors.

jeanmcdaniel.com said...

Looks like you all had way to much fun! Love the summer sink, I have a similar set up for veggie washing.