Ombre is popular in fashion, hair, and decor. It describes the blending of one color to another or light to dark. This gradient is easy to create by dip dyeing fabric or clothing. You can ombre pre-made items like shirts, dresses, curtains, or pillow covers, or dye fabric and use it to create something of your own.
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Put on rubber gloves and add the dye, shaking it well first. I’m using about 1/2 a cup of teal Rit dye for a strong concentration. How much dye you use will vary greatly depending on the amount of water,the amount of fabric you’re dyeing, and the color you want to achieve. For cotton, rayon, or linen fabrics, adding salt will help the dye absorb better. Then, stir the dye bath.
If you want more defined lines between shades of color, hold it still at various levels. If you’re dyeing a lot of fabric, it may stick together and create folds that will cause the fabric to dye unevenly. Move the fabric around so the dye can reach all areas. The bottom part of the fabric will be in the dye about half an hour total. When you’re happy with how the dye is looking, you can leave the bottom in the dye for longer periods of time. Keep in mind that the color looks darker when the fabric is wet.
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