Fun Tea Towels Dyed With Rit!

More Shibori tie dyeing fun. White tea towels? Boring!! I tell ya, nothing is safe around here. If something at my house is a solid color, it’s only a matter of time before I add some bright color and dye it up!
If you’ve been following my dyeing tutorials, you know I usually use professional dyes. Sometimes, I’ll bust out the Kool-Aid or food coloring. This time, I wanted to see how good Rit Dyes are. I must say, I was impressed with the depth of color I got on these tea towels.
Get full step by step instructions at Fiberartsy.com (link below)
As you can see, I dyed my tea towels using 3 different Shibori or Tie Dye methods. The purple one was dyed with the Kumo Shibori method which I showed you with the Kumo Dyed Silk Scarf.


See it here: http://www.fiberartsy.com/exploring-shibori-dyeing-kumo/


I dyed the turquoise towel with the Suji Shibori method just like the Suji Dyed Felted Shawl.


See it here: http://www.fiberartsy.com/more-shibori-suji-dyed-felted-shawl/


This tutorials shows how to dye the fuscia towel using rocks and marbles. I’m not sure what that technique is called but basically, all you do is tie rocks into the towel which results in pretty sunbursts or circles.
Supplies needed:


- Flour Sack Dish Towels – I love 100% Cotton Flour Sack Towels!


- Liquid Rit Dye – Fuchsia


- Rocks or Marbles


- Thread


- Old Pot (no longer used for cooking)


- Salt


- Hot Water


- Stove
Tie em up
Dye em up
Voila! No more boring towels.


Get all of the instructions at Fiberartsy.com - see link below
Fiberartsy
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  • JoAnn JoAnn on Apr 19, 2015
    I LOVE LOVE LOVE them!

  • Pat Pat on Jul 11, 2017
    We did this a few years ago at Vacation Bible School. We used plastic paint cloths on the grass and just rubber-banded spots randomly. My favorite was a denim back pack using white fabric paint. So pretty. Looked like snowflakes!

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