Category Archives: Dyeing with Dylon

I use Dylon machine and hand dyes to do all of my projects – this is mostly because of the ease of finding these products, and because I’ve been using them for many years. My first attempts at simple graduation dying and tye-dying were at school, and I’ve loved making things colourful ever since.

Kokadi Stars Re-va-va-Vamp!

I’ve been looking for my perfect, supportive red wrap.  I love the look of Linuschka Begonia, but I’m not so keen on thin wraps that can be diggy, so that put me off.  But then I tried a Kokadi Mocha/Pink … Continue reading

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Sun, Sea, Sand and Fische!

My ‘it’s almost a beach’ Didymos fische stash shot : Joining my well-loved Petrol Fish shorty, here’s my new favourite summer wrap……. Sunfish! (aka Didymos Salmon/Lachs Fische + Dylon Sunflower Yellow) For all those who’ve seen salmon fish in pictures … Continue reading

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Deep Sea Pearls

A couple of weeks ago I traded my appliqued Manduca carrier with a lovely mama and got a Melkaj mei tai and a Natibaby Bamboo Pearls wrap in return.  I’ve already had a Nati Pearls (see my first try at … Continue reading

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Part-Stripping Dye: Charcoal Deep Sea Fish

A while ago I bought a Didymos Deep Sea Fish wrap that had been dyed dark green by another mama (I think with Dharma dye) and I wanted to see how close to original I could get it. Here’s how … Continue reading

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More Rainbows! Dyeing Didymos Agave

Today DS and I decided to carry out an experiment dyeing scraps of a Didymos Double-Faced 50% Linen Agave wrap different colours using Dylon Hand and Machine Dyes.  Let the experimenting begin! We mixed up glasses full of dye in … Continue reading

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Forest Fruits Tsunami

This happened a couple of months ago, but for the sake of completeness I want to add it to my blog.  It also shows how dyeing often needs a relaxed & experimental attitude, patience and lots of confidence! September 2010 … Continue reading

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,~*~, Amazonas ,~*~, Rainbow ,~*~,

For my third wrap dye adventure, I bought a brand new, but bargainously cheap Amazonas Natura from Ebay.  This is really lovely, comfy, wide, 100% cotton wrap. I got my inspiration from Natural Mama alfytheige here: http://www.naturalmamas.co.uk/forum/…ad.php?t=71670, bought a whole … Continue reading

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Dusky Rosa

I bought a Didymos Linen/Cotton Rosalinde Size 4 (379cm) which had been dyed an even antique grey using dylon (machine dye I think).  The grey was nice – sort of a mid-dark soft grey – and great for DH, but … Continue reading

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1st Wrap Graduation: Nati Bamboo Pearls

August 2010 When my new Natibaby Bamboo/Cotton Pearl arrived it looked like it had been stripped and dyed blue so being entirely un-original I decided to grad dye it purple .   For a first attempt at this, the graduation looks … Continue reading

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