I'm feeling totally proud of this show & tell today, not only did I sew this t-shirt but I also I dyed it with rose petals. So here it is, my first attempt at Eco Dyeing!
I got my inspiration for eco dyeing from this book (in Australia here) and honestly, it was just so super easy to do. The hardest part of eco dyeing is waiting - waiting for the dye to set so you can unroll the fabric to see what magic you have created. Also, the best part about dyeing this was is that you don't need any fancy equipment!
I wanted to see if there was difference between using dried petal vs fresh petals, as you can see,
yes there is a major difference!
If you want to try this fun process yourself, I also recommend reading the following books: eco dyeing for fabric, or this book for yarn and this book for setting up your own 'dyeing garden' (which is what I'm trying to do!). Also, if you love ebooks, then you may like to try this one too.
You can do this too, just remember to use your imagination and have fun!