Photography by Ryan Brook/TC Media Image by: Photography by Ryan Brook/TC Media
To dye your own sheepskin rug you'll need:
Fabric dye (such as Rit powdered dye)
Large bucket, sink basin or bathtub
1. Rinse sheepskin under running water until fully saturated.
2. Wearing rubber gloves and following manufacturer’s instructions, prepare dye bath in bucket. Immerse sheepskin in dye bath; mix frequently with gloved hands for 1 hour to ensure dye penetrates all fibres.
3. Rinse sheepskin until water runs clear; gently squeeze (don’t wring) to remove excess water. Hang to dry, avoiding direct sunlight.
For more amazing cottage DIY decor check out how to make paint-dipped canning jar lights.
|This story was originally titled "Go North!" in the July 2013 issue. |
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