There are silks, cotton, linen, wool, soy, metallic and ribbon. They each present different challenges for dyeing.
You can see different effects when stitching with overdyes, depending you use the strands in a needle and which stitches you use.
Here are some suggested books for reference:
"Colorful Stitches for Over-dye Thread", by June McKnight, 2010, self published.
"Getting the Most Out of Overdyed Threads", part One, by Catherine Jordan, Needle Pointers September 2006
"The Thread Thesaurus", 2002, Thread Techique Team LLC, Ann Caswell, Suzanne Howren, Beth Robertson
Here are photos of the lastest finishes from our Show and Share:
|pattern is "Galaxy" by Needle Delights|
Colorway was inspired by the quilt