Wildly Optimistic Scarf

Materials

  • Silk scarf
  • Tulip One-Step Fashion Dye: Brown; Turquoise

Tools

  • Tulip Surface Cover
  • Foam brushes, 1", two
  • Foam plate
  • Iron and pressing board

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cover work area with Surface Cover. Accordion-fold scarf along length, creating approximately 4" sections. Use iron to press in place.

STEP 2

  • Wearing gloves from dye box, fill Brown dye bottle with water to indicated line. Tightly replace cap, then shake until thoroughly mixed.

STEP 3

  • Squeeze a puddle of dye onto plate. Dip foam brush into dye then brush dye along folded edges about 2" in from each hemmed edge. (Note: The center needs to stay white.)

STEP 4

  • Let set 4 to 6 hours. Open up scarf and place flat on Surface Cover.

STEP 5

  • Mix Turquoise dye and squeeze onto foam plate. Use clean foam brush to paint dye down center along length of scarf. Paint a narrow stripe down center then observe how it bleeds to edges; more dye can be added, if needed.

STEP 6

  • Let set 4 to 6 hours then wash under running water until water runs clear. Line dry and iron smooth.

Note

  • 1. For best results, read manufacturer's instructions before beginning project. Use photo as color and design placement guide.
by Cheryl Ball for iLoveToCreate/Duncan
Wildly Optimistic Scarf
Wildly Optimistic Scarf