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« on: February 20, 2006 05:51:39 PM »

Okay, so it's not spun yet - but I really wanted to share!

My sister and I set up our own little dyeing studio this weekend and tested out our 18 colors (12 basic Lanaset colors and 6 we blended ourselves) on smallish pieces of roving.  Here are our results!



Turns out dyeing as addictive as spinning.  Uh oh.   Grin
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« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2006 06:19:09 PM »

Uh oh for me too. I want to start dyeing but I'm afraid I won't be able to stop!
Anyway it looks great! Are you going to be selling these lovely rovings?
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« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2006 07:17:10 PM »

wow, the color combos are great. I can't wait to see them spun!
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« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2006 07:20:27 PM »

I want them all!! You did an awesome job. I'm sure if I had room in my house to set up a little dyeing studio I would enjoy it much more.
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« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2006 02:44:23 AM »

I love dyeing!  It is great fun.  Looks like you got some great colours there as well!  Can't wait to see them spun!
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« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2006 04:22:46 AM »

Thanks guys!  I can't wait for another round this weekend!

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Uh oh for me too. I want to start dyeing but I'm afraid I won't be able to stop!
Anyway it looks great! Are you going to be selling these lovely rovings?

My sis and I have been toying with the idea of starting a shop on Etsy, but we want to get a lot of practice in before we start selling anything we dye  Smiley  I'll keep ya posted!
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« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2006 05:31:10 PM »

I love the red and yellow one.  Nice job!
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« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2006 11:56:49 PM »

Oh my gosh... if I were a person who steels things I really want I would steel all of that...
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« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2006 07:13:38 AM »

Turns out dyeing as addictive as spinning.  its like crack but less life threating.
i love the yellow and red one. they are all lovelly!
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« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2006 08:08:35 AM »

Beautiful! I agree with peachymanaangel, dyeing can be quite addictive. So be warned!
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