Whilst DS has been away for a few days I’ve been working on colouring some fabrics.

Dyeing on polythene sheets to control the colours (to some extent).

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Batik pot with high tech instruments.

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Dyes made up and ready to use.

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The potential of new cloth (wrinkles give more texture, plus the iron was across the road and life is too short to worry about a few wrinkles).

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First few layers of batik.  Note the two layers of fabric – rayon and silk chiffon here.

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More batik on silk – I was having fun!

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A few of the dyeing results;

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Batik results to follow.

4 thoughts on “Dyeing Fun

  • 07/08/2010 at 9:20 pm
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    WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 07/08/2010 at 9:57 pm
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    oh wow how fantastic!!!
    always been too scared to try batik
    i remember having dyed pieces of fabric on the washing line……………… seems so long ago

  • 09/08/2010 at 11:53 am
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    Gorgeous, yummy colours. My Mam and I had a lot of fun with batik when I was a teenager. It's an interesting technique that can be as free or as organised as you wish.

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