Before and After

Thursday I showed you this quilt that I planned to tea dye because I didn’t like the way the red print had faded over the years.

Here is the offensive red print:

I prepared my tea and let the quilt soak in it for a couple hours.

And here is the after.

The tea didn’t really do much of anything to change the red print which disappointed me. I do like the tan background. It was suggested on Instagram that I try dyeing with tan RIT dye. I may try that. But I will look at it like this for a while first.

Have a great weekend!

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About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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2 Responses to Before and After

  1. sandi says:

    I like it! It gives it a softer muted look. Have a good weekend. Hugs,

  2. WOW! Lovely change! Thanks for sharing!

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