Why ombre dying 6 yds of expensive silk is the crafter’s equivalent to river rafting.

– You think you can handle it until you make that first connection and realize this is going to be harder than you thought.

– You doubt yourself, but are already in the water, so you have to ride it out. No turning back. You say your prayers while you get all sweaty and your heart races.

– Just as you are about to have a panic attack and scream “MOMMMYY, TAKE ME HOME!!!” – you clear the roughest part and realize you did great!

– You finish and jump in the air because of the massive adrenaline rush!

– You want to it all over again, only faster, with more colors and more fabric!

My inspiration:
(Photo from Milan runway show, via http://www.askalannah.com)
I dyed this fabric for a special project i’m working on with The Phoenix Fridas for a big event. I used two colors of Tulip® One-Step Fashion Dye™ : blue and teal. Watch the video below to see how you can do it too! You can use it on a t-shirt or a gown, or fabric that you plan to sew with. Have at it!


Peace, love, and glitter!
Kathy 🙂
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Love & light,

4 Responses

  1. You are brave! I would like to try it, maybe I’ll start with a scarf or a shirt.
    I had dyed a lot of stuff in the past, in a big pot over the stove and in the washing machine, what a mess! This spraying method looks a lot easier

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