There are a few cool things about my latest quilts. One is the reverse applique technique, then it’s the knife and then the pair design+fabric. I started with simple solid fabric but there are so many options for all the 18 designs included in the pattern. For my next two samples I used a gradation/ombre fabric […]
How to Ombre Dye Fabric: each time doubling the amount of dye you add and the amount of time you leave the fabric submerged. For more than three levels of ombre, you'll need to make more dye concentrate. Use a spring clamp and stool or ladder to hold fabric while dyeing if desired.
Gypsy Soul is a breathtaking ombre collection by Dan Morris for Quilting Treasures Fabrics. 100% Cotton. This beautiful ombre is darkest at one selvage, which transitions to the lighter side at the other selvage end. This fabric is digitally printed, giving it brighter, more vibrant colors and beautiful detail not available in traditional, screenprinted fabrics. Collection includes Quarter Yard Set and yardage.
Our Fast Track quilt along just finished up last week and I'm excited to be able to share my finished quilt! This was a nice and quick QAL - only four weeks - and it's a nice and quick quilt to piece (say that four times fast - Ha!) I used a bundle of fat quarters, but the pattern also allows for Jelly Roll strips, Layer Cake squares, or 1/4 yard cuts to be used as well. You could even dig through your scrap bins for this one. For my quilt I used this bundle of Ombre Fairy Dust (by Vanessa…
Tie Dye Your Summer | Tie Dye Ombre Technique Step 1:Apply a line of dye along fabric edge. Step 2:Use a large wet paintbrush to brush dye upward on fabric. Step 3:Dip paintbrush in water and brush along edge of dye, pulling color upward to create a gradation of the original color. - created on 2015-06-15 11:37:26