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Topic: Monthly Dye Alongs - SUGGEST A THEME  (Read 12328 times)
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« Reply #40 on: August 08, 2010 09:06:40 PM »

I just started dyeing a month ago. I dye silk fabric and wool to support my Nuno felting habit.
I like color themes because I have a hard time not just doing colors I love.
Some inspirations
Skies (not just blue, but sunsets, sunrise, stormy, etc) I made a wonderful wool roving in a sunrise orange, pink, purple, and blue...
animals (tabby cat, okapi, cheetah)
Stones (think malachite, jasper, turquoises )
Some methods that might be interesting to try if you haven't are
solar dyeing (saw that in a book recently) Microwave dyeing (kool aids are safe, I have a special dye only microwave )
Okay thats what I got..
I'm stoked about theme dyeing
Cool!
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« Reply #41 on: September 08, 2010 09:56:30 AM »

I don't think this is happening anymore, gypsyharte  Undecided

Although I don't dye roving, which seems to be the popular thing to do in this board, I do love to dye and would enjoy a dye-along...if this ever gets going again, I'd love to participate!
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« Reply #42 on: April 01, 2011 10:57:04 AM »

Maybe we could start it back up again?  I would love to participate, too!  Cheesy
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« Reply #43 on: April 08, 2011 03:55:51 PM »

Hey Ladies!  We are definitely going to star this back up again!  Just give me a bit to finish getting my feet wet as a mod, and we'll dive back into the dye pot again!
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« Reply #44 on: May 19, 2011 07:54:20 AM »

Whoo Hoo!! You ROCK, Belladune!  Would I be allowed to join if I dye fabric?
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« Reply #45 on: May 19, 2011 08:24:20 AM »

Yes indeed!  We'll accept any kind of dyeing!  I'm even in the planning stages of dye challenges! just as a heads up Wink
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« Reply #46 on: May 19, 2011 01:46:38 PM »

How exciting!!
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