How to dye using acid and food safe dyes
These classes are modules 7 and 10 from the Camaj Fiber Arts Spinning & Fiber Extravaganza Workshop
WELCOME: NOTE: If you are already a member of the Spinning & Fiber main workshop DO NOT join this class. They are the exact module from the main workshopFREE PREVIEW
THE LEGAL STUFF - PLEASE READ
Test your dye knowledge
LESSON 1 - Dyeing intro
LESSON 2 - Calculations for dyers
LESSON 3 - Simple color theory for dyers
LESSON 4 - Mixing ancillary dye solutions
LESSON 5 - Mixing pirmary colors using food grade gel dyes
LESSON 6 -Mixing secondary colors from primary food grade gel dyes
LESSON 7 - Mixing tertiary colors from primary and secondary food grade gel dyes
LESSON 8 - High immersion sample dyeing of all 12 colors (food grade dye) & how to set up dye sample sheet for your dye book
LESSON 9 - Mixing acid dyes 1% DOS
LESSON 10 - Part 1 - Mixing the color wheel using acid dyes - secondary colors
LESSON 11 - Part 2 - Mixing the color wheel using acid dyes - tertiary colors
LESSONS 12 - Part 3 - Mixing the colowheel using acid dyes - dyeing sample yarns
LESSON 13 - How to mix pastels for a pretty ombre effect
LESSON 14 - How to tone down a hue, or color, and make shades
LESSON 15 - How to handpaint combed top
LESSON 16 - A little secret using your drum carder
Lesson 17 - Flood dyeing combed top with acid dyes
LESSON 18 - Tie dye dyeing
LESSON 19 - Solar dyeing firestar and Snow on the Mountain
Troubleshooting - let me help you
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Worksheets for your Dye Record Workbook and flow sheets
Lessons 1 - How to sample dye color mixing - Get the exact colors you want! See how colors will mix/blend BEFORE you put them on your fiber.
Lesson 2 - How do indie dyers match a photo to their yarn colors? Here is one link they may use.
Lesson 3 - Introduction to dyeing yarn using low immersion technique
Lesson 4 - PART 1 - Dyeing yarn using the low immersion technique - Discussing the heat source, where to get it and how to use it.
Lesson 5 - PART 2 - Dyeing yarn using the low immersion technique. Pre-soaking, laying down dye and acid.
Lesson 6 - PART 3 - Dying yarn using the low immersion technique. Reveal, swatch and how to hand twist a hank.
Lesson 7 - DYE POT #1 - Intro to dyeing locks and how to dye using the low immersion technique
Lesson 8 - DYE POT #2 - dyeing locks low immersion - exhausing turquoise
Lesson 9 - DYE POT #3 - SUCCESS! DYING LOCKS, KEEPING COLORS SEPARATE AND EXHAUSTING TURQUOISE
Lesson 10 - Dying silk hankies with dye that does not need acid or heat to set
Lesson 11 - Half and half: low immersion dyeing and hand painting yarn
Lesson 12 - How to evenly dye a solid colored yarn and watch as I dye purple pop and turquoise with NO BLEEDING.
Lesson 13 - How fiber placement in a dyeing pan can affect color placement
Lesson 14- What to do when you get a new fleece in the mail. inspecting for moths and moth prevention.
Lesson 15 - Rejuvinating matted combed top
Lesson 16 - How to best store raw and scoured fiber