FABRIC DYES NEW RANGE DYLON GREAT COLOURS EASY TO USE
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NEW Hand Dyes
Use by hand with warm tap water
These packs are bursting with a whole spectrum of ideas & with DYLON you have all the colours of the rainbow to choose from. So if you feel like a change, you can wake up your wardrobe, revive a faded top or brighten some cushion covers with colour, ease & permanent results you will be proud of.
Suitable for dyeing 250grams of cotton, linen and viscose to full colour shade e.g. one shirt or larger amounts to a lighter shade. Wool, silk Polyester/cotton and polyester/viscose mixes will dye to a lighter shade.
Not suitable for pure polyester, acrylic, nylon & fabric with special finishes (e.g. dry clean only). Final colour will depend on the original fabric colour and type.
Colour mixing rules apply, e.g. red dye on blue fabric gives purple.
Some articles may contain polyester stitching which will not dye.
Add 250g/8oz of salt. Increase the quantity of water
and salt in proportion to the number of packs used.
How to use Hand Dye
PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS IN EACH PACK
Weigh dry fabric; wash thoroughly (for new fabric or items warm wash with wash powder to remove any dressing). Leave damp.
Using rubber gloves, dissolve dye in 500ml warm water.
Fill bowl, bucket or stainless steel sink with approx 6 litres warm water (40°C).
Stir in 5tblespn (250g) of salt. Add dye & stir well.
Submerge fabric in water.
Stir constantly for 15mins, then stir regularly for 45mins.
Rinse fabric in cold water. Hand wash in warm water & dry away from direct heat & sunlight (do not tumble dry after dyeing).
You will need 250g (1 cup) of ordinary salt, household cooking salt is ideal.
One pack will dye up to 250g of fabric e.g. one men’s business shirt, 2 ladies small tops, 3 face washers, 2 hand towels or larger amounts to lighter shades.
Remember to ensure the dye vessel allows free movement of the fabric when dyeing, for larger items in laundry sinks you may need 2 packs of hand dye.
Using half the sachet will give reduced shades results, e.g. pastel shades.
Please note: Colour mixing rules apply (e.g. blue on red gives purple).
Colourfast Dye - Colours
PLEASE NOTE: For technical reasons connected with colour reproduction,
colours shown here and on Dylon packs and resulting dyed fabric, may not match exactly.