Tuesday, May 31, 2011

This is What I'm Giving Away--Quilter Beth

This is what I'm giving away! (I included two things since the top piece isn't a full fat quarter.) The first piece has had a couple of surface design techniques used on it. First I tried shibori, then it was snow dyed. For the second piece I used a bleach discharge solution. The solution was sprayed on the fabric upon which I had put keys and string.


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4 comments:

  1. I'd love to try that discharge...your results with the keys and string are wonderful.

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  2. Love the piece with the keys. What is the bleach discharge solution if it's ok to ask?

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  3. Debbie, for the bleach solution, I used 1 part bleach to 2 parts water. I put it in a spray bottle and sprayed over the string and keys. I left it on the fabric until it was almost the color I wanted. I then put the fabric into an anti-chlor solution to stop the discharge process. For that solution, I used 1 teaspoon of anti-chlor to 2 1/2 gallons of water. Thanks for asking.

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