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Dying with Tissue Paper DIY

If you follow me on Instagram at all, you’ve seen that I have been dying textiles A LOT over quarantine. Like, a lot a lot. It’s been such a fun hobby to plan around with and try out different methods and styles. But THIS concept was just too good not to share. It’s dying with… tissue paper. Yes, you read that right. The result is like a dreamy watercolor effect that reminds me of a mermaid.

So here is what you need: a cotton or linen item (could literally be anything – pillow case, dress, tshirt) I did a linen dress and cotton face masks. // Bleeding Tissue Paper (I used Hygloss) // vinegar

Step 1: Make sure your item has been washed. Then, soak your garment in vinegar & water. One cup vinegar for each gallon of water. Soak for 1 hour.

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