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Monday Project - Dyeing with Shaving Cream      Today I'm beginning a series of Monday posts on creating complex cloth.  If you're not sure what that is, see last Friday's post here.  The first step is to create a background for your fabric.  There are countless ways this can be done - some I've covered so far in this blog are dying and sun printing.  Today we're looking at using shaving cream with dye.  Shaving cream softens the dye and allows you to create swirls, stripes, whatever more…

Dyeing with Shaving Cream. "Today I'm beginning a series of Monday posts on creating complex cloth." "Complex cloth is layering different methods of fabric design in a way that gives you a beautiful, complex design with depth, texture, and interest.

diy wall art from food coloring and shaving cream. Pretty awesome

DIY Marbled Paper from Shaving Cream

DIY Marbled Paper is quick and easy to make with shaving cream, food coloring, and a little water. There’s so much room for creativity, and your kids can use the final product for more fun kids’ crafts and art projects.

Shaving Cream Dyeing Tutorial by Sue Bleiweiss

The Best Free Crafts Articles: Shaving Cream Dyeing FREE Tutorial by Sue Bleiweiss

how to dye fabric with rust art by laurie brooks

From Old Metal to New Textile with Rust Fabric Dyeing - Quilting Daily

From Old Metal to New Textile with Rust Fabric Dyeing how to dye fabric with rust art by laurie brooks on quilting daily

Instructions and examples for all sorts of dyeing: tie dyeing, batik, hand painting, low water immersion

Paula Burch's All About Hand Dyeing: Very thorough resource for batik, low water immersion, tie dye, drip dye, and immersion.

Use drops of food coloring, on shaving cream. Swirl (gently to still keep colors vibrant). Carefully lift the paper up. Using a straight edge (We used a dish scraper), scrape of the shaving cream. Revealed underneath will be gorgeous marbled paper. Allow to dry.

DIY Marbled Paper from Shaving Cream

marbled paper diy shaving cream - these are so fun and the children are amazed at their creations. Hint: recommend using unscented shaving cream.

Not exactly the right way...just exactly my way.  Lots of info on dyeing fabrics.

Easy Fabric Dying Tutorial-The Lazy Dyer- Plexi Glass for movable surfaces for dyeing individual pieces of fabric and batching, brilliant!

Laura Kemshall: Tips for dyeing threads + recipes for dye

Laura Kemshall: Tips for Dyeing Threads and Fabric together along with her Dye Recipes

Jeremys How To Tie-Dye Guide -- The Basics of making your first tie dye shirt

Jeremys How To Tie-Dye Guide -- The Basics of making your first tie dye shirt. This takes me back to when I was a kid and tie-dying shirts in daycare lol

Shaving Cream Marbling with Pam Oswald of The Indigo Onion

Shaving Cream Marbling with Pam Oswald of The Indigo Onion featured-artists

Shaving Cream Painting

Shaving Cream Painting - *M LOVED this. he's not into the whole sensory/finger painting thing so we used brushes, but he had so much fun mixing the colors and seeing the results on different colors of paper.

Interesting tutorial on how to "dye" fabric with rust. From Victoria Gertenbach's The Silly BooDilly: Rust Stains

The Silly BooDilly: Rust Stains makes use of fabric soaked water and vinegar wrapped around rusted objects

Beth's Blog: OMG! lots and lots of dyeing info and pics

Beth's Blog: OMG! lots and lots of dyeing info and pics

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