Tie Dyed Knit Wrap Dress

Added Apr 17, 2014

by kathhhhhy

United States , ...

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I almost tossed this fabric in my donate/scrap box of stuff but pulled it out to give it new life. It was a plain, bright white, but after washing it, the material took on a hazier dull white… I’m on a fabric dyeing kick so I did some fun experimenting with this super stretchy, soft bamboo rayon spandex knit.

So of course a bright pink tie dye job was in order. I used liquid Rit Dye in Cherry Red in very hot water. I followed Rit’s recommended dyeing directions for rayon fabric.

The pattern is a super easy mock wrap dress McCall’s 6884. Every girl needs a wrap dress, right!? More on my blog Kathy Sews.

Material Notes

Bamboo rayon spandex knit

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Beach, Bohemian, Casual, Classic, Romantic
Material
Blends, Knits/Jersey, Rayon

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    Apr 23, 2014, 01.54 AMby nadia r

    great sewing and I looove tie dye!

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    Apr 18, 2014, 08.56 AMby sarahsdaughter

    lovely dress :)

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    Apr 17, 2014, 02.14 PMby MrsCharisma

    Somehow I missed that you dyed the fabric! Now I REALLY love it!!

    Now I feel like I have to dye this (6 yard) cut of not-quite-white knit that I got from Hancock. For now, it sits mostly unused because it isn’t bright enough.

    Thanks! :)

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      Apr 17, 2014, 02.29 PMby kathhhhhy

      Yeah, just get a big bucket (I used a huge, old pot meant for canning) and dye a chunk of it. Wear gloves and some nasty of clothes, it gets splashy sometime.

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