This new product landed on our shelves a couple of weeks ago and we are very impressed with the results. Printing on a dark colour is always difficult and opaque inks feel much stiffer on the finished article. Using Jacquard Screen Ink Discharge you can lighten pre-dyed fabrics at the same time as printing. This product was … Continue reading "Jacquard Screen Ink Discharge"
These black and white leggings were purchased in the sale at New Look but never worn. We mixed up three squirty bottles of dye putting 1 teaspoon of Soda Ash, 1 teaspoon of dye and 1 teaspoon of Urea in each along with 200ml of warm water. The dyes we used were Golden Yellow, Scarlet … Continue reading "Tie Dyeing 5 Ways – Random Dyed Leggings"
Here is the last instalment of Tie Dyeing 5 Ways and it is a bit of a classic. We used the method for a Spiral Rainbow Tie Dye but only used two colours Scarlet Red and Bright Royal. We took a dry plain white T-shirt and placed a fork where we wanted the centre of … Continue reading "Tie Dyeing 5 Ways – Spiral Dyed T-Shirt"
Next up was a cropped denim waistcoat. We wanted to dip dye it. This method can be used for a huge variety of garments. First we gave the complete waistcoat a good soak in a bowl of water. Mix 1 teaspoon of Procion MX Turquoise into 100ml of tepid water. Dissolve 3 tablespoons of table … Continue reading "Tie Dyeing 5 Ways – Part 2 – Dip Dyed Denim Waistcoat"