28 thoughts on “A Sunday Tie Dye

  • Sunday 7 May, 2017 at 8:00 pm
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    WOw that sounds fun, I look forward to seeing how they come out

    Thank you for linking up

    • Sunday 7 May, 2017 at 10:43 pm
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      They are test bits, so if they work out it is a bonus. The next project is the exciting one for the children.

  • Sunday 7 May, 2017 at 8:20 pm
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    I loved doing tie dye when I studied textiles. Couldn’t wait to see how it turned out! Loved this shot! 🙂 #mysundayphoto

    • Sunday 7 May, 2017 at 10:40 pm
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      Thanks Emma. Lucky you studying textiles!

  • Sunday 7 May, 2017 at 9:18 pm
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    Love tie dying, the results are always interesting to see, that’s interesting in a good way 🙂

    • Sunday 7 May, 2017 at 10:38 pm
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      You can never quite guarantee how it is going to work out. Laughing at your “interesting”. Didn’t think you meant anything else!

  • Sunday 7 May, 2017 at 10:02 pm
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    Ooh, I’ve not done tie-dying since school. Will be fun to see how they turn out.

    • Sunday 7 May, 2017 at 10:36 pm
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      We haven’t done it for a few years. This is a practise before a big project.

  • Monday 8 May, 2017 at 2:24 am
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    I love your Sunday activity with no rights or wrongs, and the image of you all in the shade of a tree! I also think it great for kids to learn to wait and see the results these days… what fun! Actually having seen your comment on my almsgiving in Laos, I went to a really good handicraft centre in Luang Prabang where they were doing wonderful tie-dying, I’m sure all your family would have loved it!
    Wren x

    • Monday 8 May, 2017 at 1:24 pm
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      I think they would too. Youngest was keen to have a look at his tie dye this morning before school, but I persuaded him that it would be worth waiting. I’ll admit, the combination of wet dye and school uniform just before we left, was not my idea of good start to the day! 🙂

  • Monday 8 May, 2017 at 12:46 pm
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    I love garments that are tie-dying tho I’ve never actually done it. Looking forward to seeing the results and I love your photo. #MMBC

    • Monday 8 May, 2017 at 1:25 pm
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      No two are quite alike, so we’re looking forward to it too. You’ll have to try it one day. It is fun.

  • Monday 8 May, 2017 at 2:07 pm
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    I’ve always wanted to try this but never did, it looks so much fun! please let us know how it turns out! like you said, regardless of what the results are, its the memories that count! #MMBC

    • Monday 8 May, 2017 at 4:56 pm
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      It is fun. I’m hoping they will be pleased with the results.

  • Monday 8 May, 2017 at 4:36 pm
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    I’ve never done this, but my eldest did and loved it. Can’t wait to see how they turned out #MMBC x

    • Tuesday 9 May, 2017 at 10:24 am
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      Always fun to see how it turns out.

  • Monday 8 May, 2017 at 4:52 pm
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    My kids loving doing this too. We did it with beetroot juice last year after pickling a load. It was a great colour. Hope it looks fabulous

    • Tuesday 9 May, 2017 at 9:55 am
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      It is a great activity to do with children. Transforming fabric from one colour to another. I bet beetroot dyes successfully. I do want to do more natural plant dyes.

    • Tuesday 9 May, 2017 at 10:09 am
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      We’ll find out this evening!!!

  • Monday 8 May, 2017 at 8:49 pm
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    What a fab idea X #mysundayphoto

    • Tuesday 9 May, 2017 at 10:20 am
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      Thank you! 🙂

  • Monday 8 May, 2017 at 9:40 pm
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    What bright and wonderful colours. I thought they were eggs when I clicked on the thumb nail. This is even better and less caloriestoo. #MySundayPhoto

    • Tuesday 9 May, 2017 at 10:22 am
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      I see what you mean about eggs. They could be. Especially with Easter not long gone. I can confirm that no calories were gained, in fact some were probably lost. 🙂

  • Wednesday 10 May, 2017 at 5:33 pm
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    Hi Cheryl, I have never tie dyed anything so have no idea how it’s done. I bet unwrapping it to see the final creation is exciting.

    xx

    • Friday 12 May, 2017 at 9:29 pm
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      I don’t think I’ll ever tire of seeing how the patterns turn out each time we unwrap the cloth.

    • Friday 12 May, 2017 at 9:37 pm
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      The dye was a bit old, but at least we could practise technique.

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