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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Other miscellaneous topics:

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