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« on: March 30, 2007 10:05:56 AM »

I cannot guarantee the safety or effectiveness of any techniques or materials listed on this page, so use them at your discretion. There are many more threads not listed here. If you're looking for techniques on tie dye, easter egg painting, or other synthetic materials not listed here, please use the search function. This is just a preliminary list to get you started. Thanks! Grin

Questions on dying particular materials
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=4326.0 Dying cotton
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=60586.0 Cotton dyes
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=34323.0 Tips on dying cotton/poly denim
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=55069.0  Acrylic

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=8131.0 Painting silk (picture does not work, but information is useful)
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=149884.0 Dye recommendations for silk
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=158216.0 Dying silk
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=159145.0 Dying silk; vat vs. washing machine

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=9022.0 Dying nylon
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=72582.0 Nylon mesh
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=103215.0 Nylon wool blend
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=39774.0 Dying tulle

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=37605.0 dying roving
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=45270.0 dyes for plant and protein
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=60866.0 Bleaching and dying wool
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=38289.0 Dye testimonials for wool
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=87282.0 dying merino
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=34832.0 Mohair
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=39095.0 Cashmerino
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=37986.0 Cashmere
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=58866.0 Tussah silk

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=73126.0 Dying wood

Kool aid dye
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=37137.0 Kool aid and food coloring
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=91299.0 Information on kool aid colors
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=107229.0 The difference between sweetened and unsweetened kool aid
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=110336.0 Kool aid on cotton?

Using paint to dye:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=23105.0 Dying with fabric paint
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=10181.0 Acrylic paint as dye

RIT dye:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=42895.0 RIT dye
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=66518.0 RIT Diatribe and how not to dye beaded embellishments
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=80201.0 RIT to dye clothes
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=83641.0 RIT vs. Dylon (question about baby clothing)
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=98367.0 Making RIT colorfast
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=102104.0 RIT vs. Dylon (again)

Jacquard dyes:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=55551.0 How much powder should be in a container?
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=58502.0 Acid dying with fuchsia color

Wilton dyes and other food coloring:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=131953.0 dying with food coloring
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=102434.0 Wilton dye ratios
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=155767.0 Dying with Wiltons

Natural dyes:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=2118.0 Using tea to dye items
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=1372.0 Using coffee and rit to make jeans look dirty
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=87836.0 dying clothes without chemicals
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=89424.0 Coffee and tea dying
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=121725.0 henna
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=149694.0 Natural dyes: tips, tricks, and resources

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=49239.0 What is batik?
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=79764.0 Getting all the wax out of batik after its been laundered

Other miscellaneous topics:

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=31538.0 bleach and dye
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=32323.0 procion dyes
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=91185.0 Kitron chemical dye
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=33233.0 Making colors brighter (nylon)
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=50831.0 Dying over existing colors
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=59396.0 Shaving cream marbling
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=67243.0 Crocking (dye coming off on your hands) and information on setting dye after the dye process in complete
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=83583.0 Country classic dyes
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=68149.0 Dying self striping yarn
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=92905.0 Removing color from wool yarn
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=145991.0 color remover and black dye
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=121287.0 gradient dying
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=127799.0 Dye techniques without using the stove
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=131182.0 dying terrycloth
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=136182.0 How to avoid matting when dying roving
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=150734.0 dying in the microwave

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« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2007 03:12:55 PM »

I never realised we had so many people who were dyeing on craftster

A big thanks to everyone who has contributed to information on dyeing over the years


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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2007 06:57:19 AM »

Wow!A  Shocked Thanks for putting this lost together! I can't wait to go through all of the threads!

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« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2007 02:55:22 PM »

TAHNK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! This helps me more than the whole internet put together.  Shocked Grin

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« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2007 05:52:25 PM »

TAHNK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! This helps me more than the whole internet put together.  Shocked Grin

butbutbut the internets is a series of tubes! And it contains The Google!

Of course, craftster is much better than the internets. Even though its ON the internets.


Im glad it made you happy! Cheesy

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