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Reviewed by:Denise Kovnat
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Posted on:3/4/10 2:46 PM


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fuzzygalore said...
Tantalizing pictures, but you need to use full-size ones. The site automatically makes thumbnails. I only see something 1/2" across, which isn't quite enough given the lovely print :-).
3/7/10 3:40 AM
Denise Kovnat said...
Auntie Shel, I use Washfast Acid Dyes from Pro Chemical & Dye in Massachusetts. They are very bright and wonderful to play with. For more on shibori dyeing techniques: You're basically folding the cloth before immersing it into the dye pot. Then you take it out, refold it another way, and dye over this in another color. Repeat maybe 3 times and you have some terrific color combinations. It just takes patience.
3/5/10 10:38 AM
clearlysewcrazy said...
Yes, please add how you dye fabric. You do such a beautiful job. I had to go back and look at them all again!
3/5/10 9:49 AM
Nancy K said...
Gorgeous technique makes this just a wonderful piece.
3/5/10 9:21 AM
AuntieShel said...
I am so impressed with your dying!! Can you please tell us a little about how you do this? What kind of dye?
3/5/10 9:01 AM
carolynw said...
Beatiful - your fabric is unique so would love much larger photos if possible
3/5/10 8:40 AM
ryan's mom said...
I love the jacket! The coloring so bold and unique. It sure would be great to see a bigger pic if you can load it up.
3/5/10 6:47 AM
margk said...
Denise, This jacket looks very cute. Well done. Would love to see a bigger pic. Your fabric makes it very unique.
3/4/10 3:36 PM
 
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