Fabric Dyeing Videos
As I mention (often) in Fabric Dyeing 101: Simple Instructions For Beautiful Fabrics, there’s a lot you can do with leftover fabric dyes.
Painting the dyes on with a foam brush is an entire art form in itself:
Painting with fabric dyes and shaving foam
This short video shows how easy it is to paint fabric using fabric dyes. Shaving foam can be added to the process to yields some interesting results as well.
Complete illustrated instructions for this method are available in my book.
Electric mangle / ironer
If you dye a lot of fabric, a machine like this is a dream come true. When I got my first mangle, my ironing time was reduced to about a tenth of what it was initially, with much less muscle strain. I gave my first mangle to my mother to use for tablecloths and I have a desktop one at home for ironing sewing fabrics. If you hunt around, they can show up at thrift stores or on Buy and Sell ads.
Here’s what you need for fabric dyeing at home:
Fabric Dyeing 101: Simple Instructions For Beautiful Fabrics For Those Who Wish To Be Both Frugal and Gentle On The Earth
by Melissa J. Will
(87 pages, colour photos, PDF format, uses Acrobat Reader, can be printed out)