Carol R. Eaton Designs

Carol R. Eaton Designs

Monday, July 9, 2012

Ice Cube Dying - Weekend Results!

I had some time to play around with more ice cube dying this weekend! I've learned that the container you dye your fabric in makes a difference in the end results. I've switched back to my old standby of children's pails. The shape and size is perfect for a 1 yard piece of fabric. When using a rectangle shaped container the dye didn't meander enough for my tastes.

What type of container do you use?!





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  1. what kind of container should i use to get the result exact as this purple fabric_? please help

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    1. Hi - I use a container that is about 2.5 quarts for a 1 yard length of fabric. Try to keep the fabric loose. The fewer the creases (folds) the more it will look like the purple piece! Good luck!

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  2. Hi I'd really like to know how you did the bottom artwork! When you say "children's pails" do you mean cylinder ones like for the beach?

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  3. What dye colours did you use for the bottom (purple) piece and the green piece? GORGEOUS!!!!

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