this blog is essentially an online diary of my little creative projects - if you can't fix it, throw some glitter over it and add a lacy edge and everything will be alright.

Sunday, 1 April 2012

dress 1 of 7: you can't dye with watery fabric paint

yes, that's right, i have 7 dresses to play with! 5 nude, 1 red and 1 black. they are all the same style, cotton, and cost £1.99 each from H&M. to begin with they all look something like this:

(only there's also a red one and a black one). my first attempt met with some set backs when i found out that emptying a pot of purple fabric paint into a bucket of hot water does not in fact produce fabric dye - it just made the dress a bit pinky about the edges : ( but pinky goes well with green! so i  replaced the belt with a skinny green one i picked up for a pound at primark, and i doodled flight related stuff in green paint all over the dress,  and all is well with the world again. Here's some of the doodles:

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