How to Transform Your Clothes with Fabric Dye
Fabric dye is a cheap and easy way to transform clothes. I often dye garments that have become stained or faded, or whose original colour I don’t like, and usually the outcome is very successful. The process couldn’t be simpler – as my photos below illustrate – and as long as you heed the manufacturer’s instructions, you should end up with a great finished product.
Please read and heed!
- Always follow the guidelines and instructions on the packet.
- The guide colour on the box may not represent the true final colour of the dyed garment; key variables include; the type of fabric, quantity of fabric, start-out colour etc.
- Synthetics and silks usually require specialist dyes.
- Polyester thread (e.g. that used in jeans) does not adhere to dye.
- Don’t dye any garment that you are emotionally attached to just in case the process doesn’t work out as you had hoped – I don’t want you sending me angry emails!