Tag: <span>natural dyeing</span>

Vintage Butterick 4659 Indigo Dyed Pant and Regatta Rib Knit Tank

I’m so in love with this whole look! If you saw my earlier dyeing post here’s the finished results, these 70’s vintage straight-leg pants with patch pockets. You can see the dye is much more subtle now but it really works for this look. I carefully cut out my yardage to keep the pattern lined up across the front, back and pockets. The tank is a happy accident. …

Slow Fashion October

It’s October! We’ve already gotten some slightly cooler breezy weather here!  So many great things are going on this month! My son turns 7 tomorrow, I’m planning all our costume sewing for Halloween (my very favorite holiday!) and it’s the start of Slow Fashion October!  I’m a huge proponent of Slow Fashion so I was psyched to find Karen’s of Fringe Association’s plans and prompts for this month.  Week 1’s Theme was You and …

Indigo dreaming

I’m really loving the results of my two batches of Indigo dyeing!  I think I could happily wear blue every day!  I’ve gotten lovely comments every time I’ve worn my new makes, brightening my days.  You can read more on my indigo dyeing adventures here and here and see more pics of my dyeing on my facebook page. First up is my Organic Reversible Skirt from Shape Shape! …

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