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Old 09-12-2012, 11:27
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I have some really pretty flowers that look antique and was thinking of making them on elastic headbands. I only have white elastic like you find at joann's. Has anyone dye elastic with tea to make it antique looking? Any tips? tia
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No help here, but it sounds cool! Good luck and let us know how it turns out!!
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I've found this one to be the best for my purposes; and the g/d's love the wide elastic as waistbands on skirts!

http://www.danamadeit.com/2008/07/tu...g-elastic.html
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I wouldn't likely go for tea dying as I would guess that it could become discolored when wet. Maybe I am not familiar enough with it, but it does not sound like a permanent solution.
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I wouldn't likely go for tea dying as I would guess that it could become discolored when wet. Maybe I am not familiar enough with it, but it does not sound like a permanent solution.
in many cases . . . it is permanent. lol - have you ever tried to get a coffee/tea stain out of clothes? in the olden days - they used these, as well as herbs & flowers. . . tumeric gives a wonderful golden yellow! and these have survived for hundreds of years.

but again, it's all in the technique & imo it's heat setting the color that's most important. one just can't dump it over the object & expect it to be permanent.

haha - lime jello is one of my favorite dyes!
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I wouldn't likely go for tea dying as I would guess that it could become discolored when wet. Maybe I am not familiar enough with it, but it does not sound like a permanent solution.
in many cases . . . it is permanent. lol - have you ever tried to get a coffee/tea stain out of clothes? in the olden days - they used these, as well as herbs & flowers . . . tumeric gives a wonderful golden yellow! and these have survived for hundreds of years.

but again, it's all in the technique & imo it's heat setting the color that's most important. one just can't dump it over the object & expect it to be permanent.

haha - lime jello is one of my favorite dyes!

edit . . . forgot one thing - vinegar and salt (one or the other) also intensifies the color and aids in setting the color . . . another "colonial days" trick!
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in many cases . . . it is permanent. lol - have you ever tried to get a coffee/tea stain out of clothes? in the olden days - they used these, as well as herbs & flowers . . . tumeric gives a wonderful golden yellow! and these have survived for hundreds of years.

but again, it's all in the technique & imo it's heat setting the color that's most important. one just can't dump it over the object & expect it to be permanent.

haha - lime jello is one of my favorite dyes!

edit . . . forgot one thing - vinegar and salt (one or the other) also intensifies the color and aids in setting the color . . . another "colonial days" trick!
Good to know!! & lime jello, huh? Love it!
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