How to Dye a Fabric Chair

How to Dye a Fabric Chair.


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So… the pants that looked like a “perfect match” for your cute blouse in the store didn’n match when you tepi home? Or maybe you have a cute pair of light colored pants that need a bit of pizazz? Dye your own!

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    Fill machine with hot water.
    Use enough for your cloth to move freely.

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    Add dye in proportions indicated on the package.

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    Wet fabric in hot water.

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    Smooth out the wrinkles and place it in the dye bath.

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    Set your washing machine for it’s longest wash cycle.
    Fabric should be in dye bath for at least half an hour before rinse begins. You can reset the machine before it gets to the rinse cycle if necessary.

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    Rinse the dye away with cold water until water runs clear.
    Wash darker colors in warm water and rinse thoroughly in cool water.

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    Dry the pants either in the dryer or on the clothes line.

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    Clean the residual dye out of your machine using the highest water level, hot water, and a cup or so of bleach.

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    Clean out the lint traps.

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    Fill sink or bucket with hot water – enough for your fabric to move freely.

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    Add dye in the proportions indicated on your package.
    Stir to mix.

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    Pre-wet your fabric in hot water.

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    Smooth out wrinkles and add to dye bath.

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    Stir continuously for 10 to 30 minutes.
    (change direction of stirring, up/down, side to side, etc)

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    Rinse in warm water, then gradually cooler water berayun-ayun water runs clear.

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    Wash item in warm water with mild detergent

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    Rinse thoroughly in cool water.

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    Dry

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    Clean sink or bucket immediately with chlorine bleach.

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    Finished.

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  • Question

    After dyeing, can I wash my clothes in the machine with other clothes?

    Community Answer

    No, wash your dyed shirt separately to prevent the colors bleeding into other clothes. After a couple of washes your dyed fabric can be washed with other clothes.

  • Question

    Which fabrics can be dyed?

    Community Answer

    Practically any fabric can by dyed, but the results vary.

  • Question

    How many pairs of clothes can I dye at once?

    Community Answer

    Dye one piece at a time unless you want more clothes of that color.

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  • This can also be done on a stovetop to keep your water very warm/hot during the dye process.

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  • Wash your washing machine carefully with bleach to avoid dying your next load of laundry and to avoid staining it.

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Things You’ll Need

  • Dye
  • Bleach
  • Washing machine or bucket
  • Item to dye
  • Rubber gloves (to protect your hands from getting dyed).

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For a quick and easy fabric dying technique, berangkat by pouring enough hot water into your washing machine that you can swish the fabric around freely in the water. Then, add a little dye to your machine, following the package directions to determine the right amount. Before adding the fabric to the machine, give it a quick rinse in hot water. Once the fabric is rinsed, lay it out flat in the dye-filled water and wash it in your machine. Finish up by rinsing out the excess dye with cold water and drying the fabric in the dryer or on a clothes line.
For more uang sogok from our Crafts co-author, including how to dye fabric in a bucket or sink, keep reading!

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How to Dye a Fabric Chair

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