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Dip Dye & Make Art!

Make It : Dip Dye & Make Art!

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Before our Holiday break, you might have seen me on the show with Martha demoing a fairly simple project— felt animal art. Materials needed are minimal—RIT dye, white wool felt, an embroidery hoop and imagination. For this winter series I chose Evening Blue so it would resemble the the deep blue ocean or a cold night …

Shibori

Make It : Shibori

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I have been a big fan of Shibori for some time now, so I was excited to attend a weekend workshop hosted by Sarah and her friend Dorothy. Shibori is a Japanese method of tie-dye in which cloth is stitched, folded, and twisted before dipping into dye to create patterns. It was quite a nail-biter—waiting …

Contests & Prizes : RIT Upcycling Contest

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RIT Dye is a staple in our crafts room, so we are very excited to hear about the Upcycling Contest, where applicants submit pictures and stories about their projects using recycled materials. I see a new craftovers project on the horizon… The contest runs until January 28, and there are some serious prizes: a $100 …

Dyeing Beads at Home

Make It : Dyeing Beads at Home

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I’m Amy Conway, editor-at-large for Martha Stewart Living Magazine.  The Crafts Dept. asked me to share this bead dyeing project with you… On any given day, you’ll find one or two MSLO staffers wearing long strands of wooden beads in muted shades of blues and greens. Silke came up with the idea for these boho-chic …