Adding colour to your life is fun and easy with Rit! Now available in-store; their non-toxic dyes are full of possibilities, whether you’re dyeing something new or refreshing something well loved.
All Purpose Dye
The All Purpose Dye is used for natural fabrics like cotton, wool and silk as well as synthetics like nylon and rayon.
The new DyeMore for Synthetics allows you to take your dyeing adventures to the next level and can be used on polyester, acrylic and acetate, plus blends that contain those fibres.
ColorStay Dye Fixative
Want your newly dyed item to stand the test of time? ColorStay Dye Fixative is a solution recommended to end every project as it helps lock in colour. It reduce bleeding, fading and enhances the colour of your project.
Color Remover makes it possible to remove the existing colour from yet-to-be dyed fabric, giving you a dye-ready canvas for spectacular results and true colour. It’s also the perfect solution for removing dye stains (washed by mistake with coloured items) and even food stains (such as fruit juice, ketchup and tea) from whites.
Little (and big) kids will love this adorable and easy to make case to hold all sorts of things. Pens, pencils and markers are safely stowed, but the kitty kase is a purrfect travel size for little toys, cords and chargers, makeup and more…
What you need:
.25m wool or wool blend
1 x 6″ (15cm) zipper
seam allowance = 1cm
What you do:
Download and print pattern. With right sides together, cut 2 pattern pieces then cut along the zipper placement line on one of the pieces for the front. Mark eyes and nose placement.
Be inspired by beautiful fall flowers, fruits and vegetables and the changing colours of the season AND use your quilting skills to make this quilted Thanksgiving tablerunner. The autumn theme will not only enhance your table decor, but will also add a welcoming look for the entire season.
What you need:
Fabric A – 40cm
Fabric B – 20cm
Fabric C – 50cm (includes binding)
Fabric D – 30cm
Backing – 1.8m (or 1m if pieced)
Cut pieces as follows: Fabric A cut 4 (4 1/2 x 4 1/2” ) squares Fabric B cut 4 (3 x 4 1/2”) and 4 (3 x 7”) strips Fabric C cut 4 (3 x 7”) and 4 (3 x 9 1/2”) strips Fabric D cut 4 (3 x 9 1/2”) and 4 (3 x 12”) strips
Measure finished block size and add 5/8”. Cut 3 squares Fabric A to that measurement and cut each square in half diagonally point to point. Place as photo and sew allowing the points to extend beyond the block.
Arrange pieces as shown and sew pieces together.
Using basting spray, layer top, batting and backing. Quilt as desired, trim excess and bind edges.
Fall is here so that means Halloween is just around the corner. Get a head start on the fun with easy Halloween crafts using Craft Fun Solids.
With some fun shapes and your imagination, the possibilities are endless. Grab your scissors or rotary cutter for these 3 simple projects to start.
With just a small strip of white craft fun solids, some black twill tape and a little bit of Fabri-Tac glue you can make this super cute ghost banner. Cut out the shapes from the pattern, draw a scary face with a permanent marker and glue to the twill tape. Easy and fun!
Make this easy trick-or-treat bag with 2 rectangles and some appliques. Craft Fun Solids don’t fray so there’s no need to finish any raw edges!
Cut one rectangle 17×40″ for the bag and another 4×36″ for the handle.
Cut out a circle using a large plate as a pattern and some bat motifs from the pattern below. Place in the center of one half of the bag rectangle as shown. Attach either by machine stitching, Fabri-Tac glue or even a spray adhesive.
Fold the bag rectangle in half right sides together and stitch 2 side edges. Turn right side out.
Fold the top edge down 1″ and topstitch in place.
Fold the handle rectangle in 3 and topstitch along the 2 folded edges.
Pin and sew the handle to the inside of each side seam.
Do you need dots and stripes? Of course you do! We all do! The backbone of any basic cotton collection is a classic dot and stripe in different sizes and a wide range of colours. These never go out of style and are great for so many projects:
quilts and crafts
retro decor projects
fun and flirty dresses, skirts and more
An oh-so-fun project just in time for back to school is this oh-so-fun backpack. Kids will love this little carry-all that can be customized in so many ways. Add extra pockets inside or out in a contrasting colour or make it special with appliques & trim. Simply add these extras to the initial pattern pieces before you begin sewing everything together!
Check out the complete colour range in the .5cm dot and stripe…
and all the same colours in a smaller 3mm dot and stripe.