1950's Fabric is at my House
Fabric arrived yesterday. I like the fabric as it reminds me of Grandma Ruby Porterfield (paternal grandmother). This morning, I put the fabric in the washing machine with some Synthropol and then dried it in the clothes dryer. The hand of the fabric did not change.
I found various herbal teas in the pantry for overdying tests. I used 1/2 cup boiling water and one tea bag (I am using canning jars). I let the bags soak for around 10 minutes -- stirring often; I left the tea bags in the jars. I added one 2-inch square of challenge fabric to each jar; stirred again.
I am going to go take a shower and come back later to see if the tea is doing anything to change the color of the fabric.