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Check website for more detailed instructions. Pre-wash fabric (best with Textile Detergent), don’t add fabric softener. Soak material in soda ash and water.Wring material. Scrunch up and put on rack. Cover with ice. Use dust mask and sprinkle dyeable powder over. Cover wait 24 hours.,Rinse in cold water til mostly clear. Wash separately in HOT with textile detergent, dry.

Learn How to Ice Dye

Resist spray technique. Lay crumpled cheesecloth, lace, washers etc on the fabric, spray with a bleach solution. Leaves an amazing pattern

Resist-and-Spray Technique for Dyeing Fabric - Threads

This piece of silk dupion was discharged, overdyed with Procion dyes, discharged, wrapped around a rope and then dyed in purple acid dye. Love the shimmery, water look to this....

textile art, mixed media art | Mary Vaneecke

making a rug or mat from scrap fabric twine

My Poppet – Fabric Twine Spiral Mat

Pick a flower or plant and lay on top of a small piece of clay and use a rolling pin to make an imprint in the clay. let it harden. Paint. Add a magnet to the back.