Here are the results:
The colors are hard to capture on the computer but "live" the piece is very deep with bright, contrasting rich colors. I'm learning that the more contrast in color choices the more dramatic the ice cube method results are!
|I'm thinking a large single dark flower might work with this as the background fabric... what would you do with it?!|
|Using one of my favorite stamps I added color randomly to fill in some (not all) of the white spaces.|
|You'll need to dry and heat set the paint.|
|The completed piece looks more interesting with the paint and the gold shimmer adds some fun!|
|Confetti Dying - Yellow & Wet Sands|
|Ice Cube Dying - Yellow & Wet Sands|
|Dye Immersion - Yellow & Wet Sands|
|Confetti Dying - Blue, Red & Yellow|
|Ice Cube Dying - Blue, Red & Yellow|
|Dye Immersion - Blue, Red & Yellow|
|Confetti Dying - Yellow & Red|
|Ice Cube Dying - Yellow & Red|
|Dye Immersion - Yellow & Red|
|Drippings - Yellow & Red|
I placed fabric below the confetti dying piece as it was hung and this is the result of the excess dye dripping down. It was another unexpected delight!
As you can see the technique makes a huge difference in how the colors blend and the results are pretty unique. Did you have a favorite? Mine is the ice cube dying... the way the colors come out with such depth is like opening a present every time I rinse the fabric!