Shibori Shirt

Shibori Shirt

The last in a 3-part series of bleaching experiments.  This t-shirt was treated in the same way as the previous experiment, but had quite a different result.  It reminded me of the Japanese technique of Shibori dyeing.   I started with a dark brown t-shirt which had...
Tie-Bleaching

Tie-Bleaching

Taking the Colour Away.  Reverse dyeing! Welcome to part 2 of a 3–part series of experiments I did using bleach to rescue some items in my wardrobe. This partially smocked T-shirt was a favourite of mine, and I was disappointed when it was spoilt by some bleach...
Taking The Colour Away

Taking The Colour Away

I have often used dye to transform or freshen up clothing in my wardrobe.  Lately I’ve been experimenting with bleach – and taking the colour away. This brown stripey T-shirt had a pleasant surprise in store for me. It was a little too dark for me, so I...
Re-styled Cardigan

Re-styled Cardigan

I thought I’d show you a project I did a while ago.  A friend gave me a beautiful cotton cable jersey that she was no longer wearing.  I wore it as a v-neck pullover for a while, but decided I would rather have a cardigan. I had some crochet cotton in a similar...