Wedding season will begin and every bride will be looking for a wedding dress that will make them stand out from the others and the market is filled with new and unusual colors, designs and concepts. But this new dip and dye concept of coloring the wedding dress will blow your mind. Take a look.
1 What is dip dye wedding dresses?
Dip dye wedding dresses are the newest craze in the wedding markets. These dresses are white with some beautiful colors on the bottom of the dress. The colors give the formal dresses some more zest and make the special day of your life more brightness and gives you the chance to become more imaginative and creative with your wedding dress. The options are endless and as much as you can imagine or play with the colors, the outcome will be that much more beautiful. Click next to see some more images of different colored dip dye dresses and the DIY tutorial.
2 DIY tutorial of dip dye dresses
Though it might seem a bit complicated or tough, you can do the dip dye design on your dresses as well in a simple manner at your home. There are many DIY (Do It yourself) tutorial videos on YouTube and you can use them to try your own imaginations. We have a tutorial for you to try on a bed sheet or an old dress for experiment sakes.
List of Supplies you will need:
- Natural fabric in a pale color, preferably cotton or silk
- Hand fabric dye in your choice of color
- Dye salt
- Plastic bucket
- Rubber gloves
- Warm water
- Wooden spoon or stick
- Cold water
3 The process of dip dyeing the dress or any cloth
Before starting, just keep in mind that you may or may not get the outcome you had thought on the first try, but keep trying and experimenting to become perfect in the practice. Follow the steps as much as you can.
First of all comes safety, so put on the rubber gloves and fill the bucket with warm water till its half full.
Now read the instructions on the dye packet properly and follow them to mix the dye in the water along with the dyeing salt if required in the warm water in the bucket and mix it nicely.
Now take the cloth or fabric and dip the bottom 1/3 part of it in the dye and rest of the fabric should be draped around the bucket. Leave the fabric in the dye for about 30-45 minutes untouched, but keep an eye on the color of the fabric.
Now once the depth of color is achieved as required, lower the further 1/3 of the fabric in the color and leave it for half amount of time than the last time. Repeat the process reducing the time by half every time. Leave the top 1/6 of the fabric in the original color.
Now be careful in removing the dress from the dye and let it drip the dye for few seconds. Follow the instructions on the dye packet on rinsing the fabric. Complete the rinsing part and dry the fabric and you will have a beautifully colored dress.