I've been looking for a sand-colored batik to use as the background in a desert-themed quilt that has been hatching in my mind. I'd like it to have a mottled or watercolor type design so it would resemble real sand....no flowers or leaves or animals or such. It would also be nice if I could find it on sale. But I haven't had any luck finding it yet.
However, I did find one batik I like but the color leans more towards yellow. I wonder if I could make it more of a tan or sand color if I lightly tea-dye it. I could use very weak tea or just dip it in and take it right back out. I've successfully tea-dyed other fabrics before, but didn't know if batiks would react differently. This one is even on sale, but I don't want to spend the $$$ if I can't end up with the color I need.
What do you think?