My first two years of university were spent in the textile/fibre arts program at ACAD and that's where I learned everything I know about dying (the fabric kind, not the no-living kind). It's probably also the last time I dyed any fabric until this week, which is weird cause I LOVE dying.
I'm so happy with how these pieces turned out, I hardly want to sell them. I used a shibori technique I learned in school on a habotai silk. The process is a lot of work and destroys my fingers but I totally think the results are worth it. The pattern is a super loose tank top I made myself last winter and which I love to wear thrown over black skinnies. The pink top is double dyed and it came out that perfect shade of pale peach that puts roses in your cheeks, which is good, I was worried it might turn out orange. The blue tank is my favorite though, I'm finding it hard to let it out of my sight.
Now I just want to dye everything.
Here's the before shot:
And the great reveal: