You can dye your faded clothes and make them reusable
by dyeing them. In this article, we want to give an answer to this question:
how is fabric and jeans dyeing done by hand? Because, thanks to this technique,
you can make your outfit wearable again.
Dark colored fabrics begin to lose their color due to
sun rays or environmental factors. Therefore, aging or fading colors will cause
the clothes to look ugly and also eliminate the desire to be worn. Fabric dyes
prevent this situation and transform the fabric you want to dye into its
original state. For this, you need to know how to do it and what colors you
should use when dyeing fabric.
Fabric dye will be much more permanent when used with
color stabilizer. For this reason, we recommend that you purchase a fabric dye
stabilizer in your fabric dye order.
After obtaining your dye, you can now move on to
adjusting your materials. Since you will be dyeing at home, it will be useful
to be careful and take precautions so that the paint does not splash around.
For this reason, it will be useful to lay nylon or newspaper papers on the
place where you paint your fabric.
You can use a single color in the fabric dyeing
process. Different colors and patterns can be used in some fabric dyeing
techniques, but these are applications that require special skill.
How to Dye Fabric by Hand?
It is possible to dye the fabric you want to dye in a
different color. However, the thing to note here is the color you want to dye
must be the same or a lighter one. Because it is not possible to dye dark
colors to light colors.
All types of fabrics can be dyed with fabric dyes
except the ones containing polyester.
Before dyeing, you need to remove the stains on your
fabric. It is important for the clothes to be clean so that the dyeing can be
done correctly. Before the procedure, you should wash them with warm and soapy
water. Thus, dye absorption will be better.
If you want to dye the fabric by hand, you must use
gloves for this. Because dye also contains chemicals, which can cause allergies
on your hands.
Using a cover on the area you will dye will prevent
Fill a plastic container or sink with water to dye the
fabric. The ideal temperature of the water should be 60°C. If the tap water
does not reach the ideal temperature, you can heat water on a stove.
Dissolve the powder dye with hot water in a plastic
container. Add a cup of salt if dyeing fabrics containing cotton, linen, rayon,
and ramie to increase coloring. For fabrics containing nylon, silk or wool, you
can add a glass of vinegar. You can add 1 teaspoon of dish soap to support the dyeing
Pour the dissolved powder dye into the dyebath and mix
well. You can test the dyebath with a paper towel. If the color is too light,
you can add more dye to reach the color you want. If the color is too dark, you
can add more water.
Put the wet fabric into the dyebath and stir
continuously. Stirring helps to distribute the dye evenly onto the fabric. Soak
it in the dye bath for at least 30 minutes to allow the color of the garment to
Remove the fabric from dyebath when desired color is
achieved. Since the fabric is wet, it will provide a darker appearance. The
color will become lighter as it dries.
After dyeing your fabric by hand, you can use FISKE
FABRIC DYE FIXER. In this way, you will prevent your dye from running.
Where to Buy Fabric Dye?
Fabric dyes can be
easily found in haberdashery, herbalists and on the internet. Viktoria Fabric Dyes
are ideal for dyeing fabrics with their different color options and quality.
You can visit our https://www.everydyepro.com/
address to order and review our products.
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