06 June 2016

A NEED for dyeing


Is it bad taste to discuss our chemical dependence (on MX dyes)? My partner, Brian wanted new pillow cases for his four, yes four, pillows. I accommodated with pleasure. I bought a new set of double bed sheets and four pillow cases. I washed them all together and just picked out 4 pillow cases to dye. Guess what? One didn't want to dye in spite of he fact that the tag said 100% cotton. What a pest.


Soaking in water


Dye added and you can see the troublemaker on the upper left.


These look a big more anemic than they really turned out which was very nice.


2 comments:

  1. Every once in awhile, I get something that is cotton that resists the dye. Sometimes, I think they put a finish on the fabric to resist staining, and that blocks the dyes. Still, pale blue isn't bad!

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  2. There's always one in the crowd...lol. They turned out beautifully.

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