How to Tie Dye a Heart

Here’s a quick project you can still finish for your loves by Valentine’s Day. What says I love you more than a hand dyed heart shirt? So, let me show you how to tie dye a heart. This is my first attempt at tie dyeing a specific shape. It’s a little more fussy than other […]

Let’s Tie-Dye Long Johns! Easy Accordion Fold

This is nothing new, I know, but tie-dyed Long Johns aka Thermal Underwear have always been my faves! Just cause you have to bundle up in many layers, doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with it! And these make awesome gifts, especially for people who work outside in winter. You can get super fancy with […]

More Shibori! Suji Dyed Felted Shawl

In case you haven’t noticed, I’m on a dyeing kick! Specifically, Shibori Dyeing. Did you see Part 1 on Kumo Dyeing a Silk Scarf? So many dyeing techniques, so little time! (Apparently I’m on a pink kick, too which is pretty funny if you know me) Unfortunately, I’ve had to rejoin the ‘real world’ and […]

Groovy Hippie Bed Sheet Set

My youngest just had a birthday and she’s been trying to fix up her room. We needed some updated bedding stuffs and Nikki likes cool … hippie … pink floyd … guitars … the beatles … so, of course, I thought I CAN MAKE THAT! (Do you do that?). I love COLOR! Lots of bright […]

Exploring Shibori – Kumo Fabric Dyeing

Gosh, I love playing with colors. Always have! And exploring the many various cloth, fiber and yarn dyeing techniques is a neverending fascination for me. Shibori Dyeing is an age-old art of fabric dyeing which includes many various folding techniques, including Kumo Dyeing. Download this Free Tutorial So, what is Shibori Dyeing anyway? Shibori is […]

14 Dyeing Tips & Tricks

You guys know how much I love dyeing, right? Whether it’s yarn or fabric, wool or t-shirts, I love to play with color! Well, I’ve been having some fun over at Hometalk and put together a clipboard of some really cool dyeing techniques. Some clever crafters over there! Click the image to see all the […]

How to Dye Ugly Yarn

Ever have one of those Grand Ideas where you just know it’s going to turn out super cool?? Yeah, well I had one of those this week. I know how to dye yarn well and how to mix and match dye colors but then again, you never know how something will turn out til you […]

Tie Dyeing Shirts with Bleach

Tie Dyeing has always been a lot of fun for me… it’s the old hippie in me, I guess! My girls and I get together sometimes for a tie-dye party. This time I wanted to try a sort of Reverse Tie Dye technique with bleach. Download this Free Tutorial Technically, it’s not “Dyeing” since you’re […]

Paint those Ugly Shorts! Fabric Painting 101

Last month in my Denim Crafts Roundup I shared the Mom Jean Make-over created by Niki of 365 Days Of Crafts. Well, I had to try it. My shorts are not denim so I didn’t have to bleach them first, but they needed help! Download this Free Tutorial Supplies Needed: Jacquard MX Dye in the […]

Over-Dyeing Yarn with Kool-Aid – Experiment

Summer’s here in full force. Time to Solar Dye! Download this Free Tutorial here Did you see my Kool-Aid Dyeing Tutorial where I created a multi colored yarn with various shades of Kool-Aid? Well, I’ve been playing around with over-dyeing different colors to see what comes out. And, since it’s nice and hot outside, why […]

Easy Kool Aid Yarn Dyeing Kit – Great Gift Idea!

Are you forever looking for that perfect gift for your favorite Knitter or Crocheter? Here it is! A Kool-Aid Yarn Dyeing Kit. Simple and easy to put together plus you can customize it by color. –Quart Size Canning Jar –Natural Wool Fiber Yarn -Kool-Aid packets (unsweetened) -Dyeing Instructions – Free Download (This post contains affiliate […]

Dip Dyeing Wool Locks – Dyeing Series Part 2

Part 2 of my Fiber-To-Dye-For Series Download this Free Tutorial Did you see Part 1 on Multi Color Yarn Dyeing – Red & Blue Makes ? Remember the Teeswater Wool Locks we washed last week? Well, I Dip Dyed them! Dip Dyeing is a little fussier than Kettle Dyeing but it gives you much more […]