I used the same Inkodye fabric dyes as the fabrics for this project, and these same techniques to sew them into a quilted tote. This time, I focused on using hydrangea blossoms for the shadow dying, and I used hand-dyed fabrics both inside and out to create a reversible tote.
On one side of the tote, there’s a white side with hydrangea pockets and a hand-dyed side shadow-printed with guara blooms – both are quilted with randomly spaced horizontal stripes. On the reverse, both sides of the bag are hand-dyed, one with asters as the shadow prints, and the pockets are also shadow-dyed with hydrangea blossoms.
The handle is quilted, as well, one side in hand-dyed fabric and the other in the white linen I used for one of the sides of the bag. The end result is both functional and beautiful – probably my favorite tote project so far.Pin It