More Dyeing

I mentioned in my last post that I’d been dyeing cellulose fibres recently. I’ve mostly stuck to staple fibres like the viscose I showed last week, and bamboo. These are the greens, blues, purples, silver and black shades of bamboo I did:

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAnd here are the yellows, browns and reds bamboo staple:

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI tried a couple of shades of Rose fibre top (the photos of these were blurred) and they turned out well so I did some bamboo tops:

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThey came out really nice, so I used up the last of the blue and purple dyes on some viscose top:

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAnd since I’d already made a mess in the kitchen and still had the table out, I started dyeing with acid dyes. Only these silk carrier rods were dry enough to photograph:


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18 Responses to More Dyeing

  1. Leonor says:

    Yay for a dyeing binge! You were on a roll, madam 😀

  2. Gorgeous!!!

  3. luvswool says:

    Which dyes do you prefer for cellulose?

    • zedster66 says:

      I’ve only used the Procion dye on the cellulose fibres, I don’t know if it’s any specific brand, I got them off ebay and they came in plastic bags.

  4. ruthlane says:

    Wow, you’re going dye crazy! 🙂 They are all beautiful and I look forward to seeing what you make with all these gorgeous colors.

    • zedster66 says:

      Thanks, Ruth 🙂
      I’ll be taking most of them to makefest at MOSI, but I’ll definitely try any I bring back.

  5. Looks like you had a fun time. They all turned out great.

  6. Marilyn aka Pandagirl says:

    Beautiful rich colors, now you’re ready for anything! They’ll be some lucky people at MOSI.

  7. Lyn says:

    Wonderful colours!

  8. Teri Berry says:

    Looking forward to seeing how they get used at MOSI, please post photos! 🙂

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