I am so excited! True, its not chocolate brown, but its still going to be cute! Thank you mom.

Wedding Dress Blue

Lace dresses are all the rage right now.  Daughter has been longing for one…and I had some sheet lace in my big pile of junk.

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But it is white lace and the dresses she dreams of are colored.

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Having heard of dyeing, I decided it was worth a try.  I hoped the lace was nylon, which takes dye better than polyester.

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It looked hopeful in the dye bucket.

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But, after rinsing, it faded to a sort of taupe color, not white, but not at all the rich chocolate brown we were hoping for.

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So, now what do I do?  Here are a few possibilities for lining….It might still be worth a try…Drat!  It is disappointing, even though I sort of figured it would happen, it still isn’t what I wanted…The lighter fabric has a beautiful shimmer to it, but it would be very sophisticated for a 12-year old…On the other…

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