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Rainbow Dyed Crochet Tablecloth

I have had this lace/crochet tablecloth for years and have hardly used it. It came from an op shop maybe 15 years ago and has been sitting in my linen press ever since. So I decided to do a little … Continue reading

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Tie Dye Pillow Slips, PANTONE colour of the year and January Bed Post.

I don’t use purple a lot in my decorating. The only place it tends to appear is in my bedroom and it’s not a colour I feel really comfortable with. But guess what the PANTONE colour of the year for … Continue reading

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Tie-dyed doily stone door stops

I have vast quantities of pretty vintage lace doilies, and I keep buying more without the faintest idea what I’m going to do with them. But I came across a crochet-wrapped stone on instagram and realised I might be able … Continue reading

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Ice Dyeing (and a little more tie dyeing)

You all know how much I love tie dye, but for a while now I’ve wanted to try ice dyeing. I went through my wardrobe and pulled out a few items to dye and bought a large Tulip tie dye … Continue reading

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Tie Dye Tea Towels 

I’ve always been a hippie. That probably comes as no surprise to you readers, but there’s no getting away from it. I love gypsy skirts, crochet vests, beads, brass bangles, Indian textiles and tie dye. Lots of tie dye in … Continue reading

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Indigo Obsessions 

   It was fate. There’s no other explanation. Indigo dye half price? Obviously I had to buy all they had, sadly that only amounted to four packets.    So then I hunted through my linen press for things to dye! … Continue reading

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Faux Shibori Cushion

To continue my current love affair with blue and white, I really want a Shibori cushion for my bedroom. I’m currently redecorating my bedroom in shades of blue, white and grey (with perhaps a few hits of pink), but more … Continue reading

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Tie Dye Duna Cover

Well, second time lucky I managed to rescue my duna cover! The first time around, I followed the directions on the box of dyes, I rubber-banded, squirted, coloured, covered, waited, and then washed. Big mistake. The directions on the box … Continue reading

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A Tie-dyed Saturday

One of my favourite things to do on a sunny Spring Saturday is play around with some tie dyeing. Today was no exception! It really did involve a lot of fabric, water and messy dye. Oh, and fun! I played … Continue reading

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Tablecloth to Curtain.

A few months ago I was looking through my linen press and pulled out a large, white cotton lace tablecloth. Slightly discoloured, and with a small rust stain on it, I decided a dye bath was in order. Teal blue. … Continue reading

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