Posts Tagged ‘dyeing’

Tute Tuesday: Faux Batik

Does trying Batik dyeing make you want to scream and run the other way? Is it too much of a process? It doesn’t have to be thanks to teachart’s tutorial for Faux Batik. Using gel glue instead of multiple layers of wax is not only easier, but it is a safe alternative for smaller children. […]

Tute Tuesday: Japanese Shibori Dyeing

AlwaysInMyRoom has decided to dive deep into her Japanese heritage. We are lucky that she is taking us along for the ride as she learns more about traditional Japanese arts and crafts. She created this easy to follow step-by-step tutorial for Shibori Dyeing. Each twist and turn of the fabric creates an intricate pattern that […]

How to Make Natural Dye Easter Eggs

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to dye Easter eggs naturally with fruits and vegetables such as onions, blueberries and more! Experiment with all sorts of fruits, vegetables and spices to create various colors.

September 23, 2011 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! More Scrappy Animals by Phizzychick Stained Glass Afghan […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: A Four-Hour Vacation, the Truth about Coffee, and More

The Week in DIY: A Four-Hour Vacation, the Truth about Coffee, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. 20 New Uses for Shampoo That little bit of shampoo left at the bottom of the bottle can work […]

Fiber Thursday: Dyeing Fabric with Snow!

I’m writing this in advance so I’m not sure if it’s snowed lately but I hope so! I love snow! I’m always amazed by ptarmic_wumpus‘ creations and this technique is equally amazing to me! I had NO idea you could use snow to dye fabric. It creates beautiful abstract patterns that would be wonderful for […]

Fiber Thursday: Fun With Sharpie Dyeing

Iamsusie posted this easy, fun and awesome looking craft that uses permanent markers, fabric, and alcohol to create beatiful color swirls and designs that can be framed, used as appliques, or any other use you can think of. This would be a fun project with kids (as long as they are supervised, those markers are […]