I had a big load of designer’s sample fabrics given to me by the interior designer I used to work with, who is retiring. In it was some gorgeous mohair velvet…but in a basic yucky tan color. So I tried dying it in my trusty Koolaid…and it worked really well, though very difficult to work with as the velvet nap is super stiff and tends to shift about a quarter inch as it goes through the sewing machine.

Anyway, I tried a two-toned bunny with it, and came up with Harlequin:

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