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

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 pretty yarn and how to mix and match dye colors but then again, you never know how something […]

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 […]

Multi Color Yarn Dyeing – Red & Blue Makes …..

Part 1 of my Fiber To Dye For Projects! There are so many different fun techniques to dyeing yarn that I want to try, so I thought well, why not share! Here’s a variation on Immersion Dyeing Yarn which uses two colors to make a third. You know…yellow & blue makes green, etc. etc… I’m […]

Marble Dyeing Silk Scarves

“Marble” Dyeing Silk Scarves   Don’t you just love a pretty, colorful silk scarf? Did you know that it’s actually very easy to dye your own? All you need is the right tools and some basic know-how. Download this Free Tutorial There are many, many different techniques for “marble” dyeing fabric. I like to experiment […]

Locks of Many Colors! How to Kettle Dye Wool and Fiber

Have you always wanted to dye your wool or alpaca fiber in a rainbow of colors? It’s so frustrating when you have a project in mind and can’t find the right colored wool. Now you can just dye your own! FYI…These directions also work for roving or yarn as long as it’s protein fiber. Dyeing […]

Dye a T-shirt or Yarn with Snow or Ice!

I’ve been wanting to try snow/ice dyeing for a while but totally forgot about it until a friend posted something on Facebook. Well, since we still have a boatload of snow out there, why not try it now? This is my first attempt at snow dyeing but I do know a few things: First off, […]

Kettle Dyeing Yarn or Fiber

  How to Kettle Dye Yarn or Fiber A few weeks ago, I shared with you my method of How to Hand Paint Yarn. So today I thought I’d tell you about How to Kettle Dye your yarn. Kettle dyeing yarn is much less labor intensive than hand painting which also takes a lot more time. […]

How to Hand Paint Yarn

How to Hand Paint Yarn – a Wool Yarn Dyeing Tutorial There are many different methods and ideas on how to hand paint yarn. Some people like to apply the dye with brushes or cups but I have found that squirt bottles give me more control over the amount of dye applied. More Yarn Dyeing […]