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#1 of 8 Old 07-06-2010, 06:58 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I am a complete textile noob (except for the occasional tie-dye) so this is a great thing. I went to the Dharma store and got some silk blanks (35X35 mostly) and some acid dye (I didn't want to give money to Koolaid). I wanted the colors to be really bright, and they are!! I mixed the orange and green myself and they turned out just like I wanted.

This. Is. Awesome!
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Yay! They look great. Just a word of warning, find a supportive 12-step program because you will become addicted to dyeing everything and thinking about dyeing everything.
"Oh, look at that nice white blouse, I could dye that in some great variegated colors!"

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Beautiful!
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Nice!

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those turned out fab!!

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love em!

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Awww thanks everyone. My kid is having a ton of fun playing with them. Now I just have to figure out how to dye the big one (something X 108) in a rainbow.
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Beautiful! The colors age so vibrant! Good luck on the huge rainbow silk, that will look awesome! I can't wait to see it!

~Katie~ married to J, mom to DD- A 13 yrs ,DS- L 7yrs , and my little nursling DD2- R 5yrs.

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