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    Nov 12, 2010, 11.44 PMby caley

    How should one wash freshly dyed materials? shouldn’t that be done before adding them to your project? I usually dye using dyes that require mordants, and fixers, but I have never tried using just plain ol’ RIT. Would a fixer be helpful here? Thanks!
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    Sep 30, 2010, 12.05 PMby Fiona Trapani

    Wow, Thanks for that. I want to dye a blanket and got really confused just reading the dye packets at the store. I didn’t know what to get (powder or liquid) or how to use them (some say to put in the washing machine). You have cleared up so many of my questions. I will buy some dye next time I am at spotlight and give it a go. Thanks again.

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    Aug 26, 2010, 02.35 PMby midwestmaniac

    Can the dye solutions then be stored for any length of time?

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    Aug 23, 2010, 11.19 PMby chiccat

    how do you find the colourfastness of these dyes are? If the elastic that is being dyed is a contrasting colour to the fabric it is going on will there be any colour run when the item is washed?

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      Aug 24, 2010, 08.09 PMby ellajoecouture

      When it comes to color fastness every different fabric is different. I always wash my items that I have dyed 3 times to ensure that when my customer gets the item home they aren’t going to have to worry about anything bleeding. Some fabrics just won’t dye, I have satin rosettes that I have dyed before and the first time they took to the dye great, the second time, I couldn’t tell that any of the color took. Sorry for answering, I know that I am not the author, but I do dye many many things… hopefully she has some more input :)

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