I undertook my first attempt at dying one of my dresses yesterday. I figured this dress, was a good place to start. I bought this dress senior year in college. I haven't worn it very often in the last few years. White just isn't a good color for clothing around here:
Mae Bae explains why.
After thinking about the color for a while I went with blue. Then I doubled the recommended amount of dye, because royal blue was turning out more like baby blue:
After sink dying it I washed it in the washer on warm with detergent to make sure it wouldn't bleed on anything in the future. I love the shade it ended up! I have about 20 skeins of yarn in this color!
Which means a matching sweater may be somewhere in the near future. I'll admit that this dress will likely be worn like this for our It's-still-unbearably-hot-in-Florida-even-thought-it's-November walks, but I'll be figuring out which sweaters it works with for pretty much every other occasion.
I am very excited about how it turned out though. And I find myself eyeing my other clothing trying to figure out what I can dye next!