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My Tea Dyed Top.

Added Aug 17, 2012

by fashionfreek

Somewhere In Sun...






I made this self drafted tunic toile project and then tie dyed it with some of my hubby’s red tea. The effect was great. It gave the tunic a tint of lovely pink. So I decorated it up with a bit of pink lace I had and pink sequin lace.

Just a fun crafty project.

It looks a little crushed…but thats the effect.:) lol.

Material Notes

pink lace




Garment Type

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    Aug 27, 2012, 06.42 AMby flowergirl22

    fab idea, looks really nice,, love the bead detail

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      Aug 28, 2012, 11.26 AMby fashionfreek

      Thanks flowergirl:-D
      It was a moment if madness lol:-D

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    Aug 20, 2012, 10.26 PMby Liora Litman-Cohen

    very interesting….Iwould weare it.

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      Aug 22, 2012, 02.11 PMby fashionfreek

      Thanks Liora…your a friend indeed:-D

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    Aug 18, 2012, 08.49 PMby bjr99

    Clever idea! would look pretty with a pink satin skirt.

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      Aug 18, 2012, 09.03 PMby fashionfreek

      Thanks. Good idea about the skirt. Will have to vist my fabric store soon:-D

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    Aug 18, 2012, 09.24 AMby Mary Athey

    Great idea!! does the tea not come out in the wash?? X

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      Aug 18, 2012, 03.25 PMby fashionfreek

      I soaked it for half a day. Then cold washed it. So it turned out like that. I just like experimenting with different stuff. I dont think i’ d be wearing this particular top as it was an experiment. Thanks Mary…I dont think my hubby was happy using up his box of tea…lol.

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    Aug 18, 2012, 07.38 AMby vikibiki

    Love it!!!

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      Aug 18, 2012, 03.25 PMby fashionfreek

      Thanks was a moment of dying madness:-D

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    Aug 18, 2012, 12.25 AMby MissCorsetLizz

    Great job on the tunic!! I love how you’ve used tea to dye it!!! :-)

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      Aug 18, 2012, 03.27 PMby fashionfreek

      Thanks MissC, I like experimenting with different meduims. I have tried a few other natural dyes and will post up later. Thanks again:-D

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