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    IDYE FABRIC DYE
    IDYE FABRIC DYE
    Dyeing fabric in a washing machine has never been easier. iDye is supplied in a packet that dissolves in water - so no handling of messy dye powder! Just throw the dye packet in, add salt and run through the wash cycle. iDye comes in 30 vibrant colours for 100% natural fabrics such as Cotton, Silk, Rayon, Viscose, Wool, and Linen. The ultimate easy way to get gorgeous colour! One packet dyes 2 to 3 pounds (1 - 1.3 kg) of fabric. For cotton, linen and rayon add one cup (237 ml) of salt. For silk add a third of a cup (78 ml) of white vinegar instead of salt. For natural and synthetic blends, simply mix iDye with 'iDye Poly' and follow the stove top instructions provided on the packs!
    IDYE POLYESTER
    IDYE POLYESTER
    For Polyester, Nylon and Poly/Cotton blends, dyeing with 'iDye Poly' is the ultimate easy way to get gorgeous colour! iDye is supplied in a packet that dissolves in water - so no need to handle messy dye powder. iDye Poly comes in 16 vibrant shades and each packet will dye 2 to 3 pounds (1-1.3 kg) of dry weight fabric. For natural and synthetic blends, simply mix iDye with 'iDye Poly' and follow the stove top instructions provided on the packs! Additional product information and colour charts are available on the 'Product Information' page of this web site. Please also note that fabric salt is not required when dyeing 100% Polyester or Nylon fabrics.
    HAND DYES
    HAND DYES
    DYLON Fabric Dyes for hand use are perfectly suited for smaller items like shorts, vests or socks, and for delicates you’d rather not put in the machine like wool and silk. You have a rainbow of beautiful colours to choose from, and whether you’re refreshing an army of black socks or want an uplifting hit of colour with vibrant tights you can be sure of beautiful colour and permanent results you’ll be happy to show off. You will need 250g salt. 1 pack dyes up to 250g fabric (e.g. shirt) to full shade or larger amounts to lighter shade. Suitable fabrics: Cotton, linen and viscose. Wool, Silk, Polyester/cotton and polyester/viscose mixes will dye to lighter shade.
    MACHINE DYLON
    MACHINE DYLON
    With DYLON Fabric Dyes for machine use you have all the colours of the rainbow to choose from. These dyes are simply bursting with a whole spectrum of colourful possibilities, 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. DYLON dyes give you a whole spectrum of possibilities with colour. You will need 500g of salt. One pack will dye up to 600g of fabric (e.g. jeans, bath towel, double sheet) to full shade & up to 1.2kg of fabric (e.g. double duvet) to lighter shade. Suitable fabrics: Cotton, linen and viscose. Polyester/cotton and polyester/viscose mixes will dye to lighter shade.
    LIMITED EDITIONS
    LIMITED EDITIONS
    This season's 'Limited Edition' DYLON shades are now in stock! Please remember though that once they're gone, they're gone!! These dyes can be used in washing machines in exactly the same way as Dylon's usual range of machine dyes, and you have the same DYLON promise that this dye will not damage your machine, or affect subsequent washes. One pack will dye up to 600g of fabric (e.g. jeans, bath towel, double sheet) to full shade & up to 1.2kg of fabric (e.g. double duvet) to lighter shade. Suitable fabrics: Cotton, linen and viscose. Polyester/cotton and polyester/viscose mixes will dye to lighter shade. Please note that each pack requires 500g of salt unless otherwise indicated.
    LEATHER DYES
    LEATHER DYES
    Tarrago Self Shine Leather/Canvas Dyes 25ml. Changes colour, even black to white! Repairs scuffs, scratches and restores colour. Dries to a shine. For leather, canvas and synthetic leather. Not suitable for suede or nubuck. Instructions for use: To change the colour, cover scuffs or wear, apply a small amount of product to a sponge and spread a fine layer evenly on the surface. Let dry. Apply one or two more layers until the desired finish is achieved. Full instructions are supplied with the packs!
    MULTI-PURPOSE DYE 4.5g
    MULTI-PURPOSE DYE 4.5g
    LIMITED STOCK! Dylon Multi-Purpose Dye in handy 4.5g tins/sachets is perfect for dyeing smaller quantities of material. One pack will dye up to 250g/8oz of dry weight fabric. Suitable fabrics include cotton, linen, viscose, wool, and silk, as well as nylon, spandex, rayon and lycra. Dylon Multi-Purpose Dye is also ideal for dyeing plastic, as well as a wide variety of natural fibres including wood, hemp & grass. Please note that this product is sold in packs of 3, which provides sufficient dye for it to be used either by hand or in a washing machine. Detailed product instructions are provided on the packs, & can also be found on the 'Product Information' page of this web site.

    MULTI-PURPOSE DYE 500g
    MULTI-PURPOSE DYE 500g
    DYLON Multi-Purpose Dye 500g is perfect for dyeing larger quantities of material and natural fabrics, as well as nylon and lycra. It is also suitable for dyeing buttons and feathers. Multi-Purpose Dye is ideal for dyeing costumes and props for all types of theatrical productions. They are also inter-mixable, and can be used to dye plant fibres (cotton, linen, hemp, wood, and grasses). They are also perfect for dyeing animal/protein fibres such as wool and silk. They will also dye most synthetics including spandex, rayon, and viscose. They will not dye acrylic, leather, suede, acetate or polyester, but will dye the cotton portion of polyester/cotton blends as well as buttons (pearl and plastic). Each 500g tin contains sufficient dye to dye up to 25kg/55lb of dry weight fabric.

    RENOVATOR
    RENOVATOR
    Over time and with washing, your black fabrics such as jeans, shirts and blouses can lose their colour and appear faded and old. Dylon Black Renovator can restore good as new colour in one wash. Dylon Black Renovator is safe to use in your washing machine and can even be used at 30 degrees. One sachet treats up to 300g of fabric. Suitable for use on cotton, linen, and viscose. Mixes of these fabrics with synthetics such as polyester, nylon or acrylic may still pick up the dye, however the higher the percentage of synthetics, the lighter the shade will be. If your fabrics are really faded then Dylon also recommend that you add 250g of Salt to intensify the final results. Eack pack contains 2 sachets. Full Instructions are also included with the packs.
    3 in 1 CLEANER
    3 in 1 CLEANER
    Why not treat your washing machine to a thorough clean after you've finished dyeing! A convenient and effective solution for all your washing machine cleaning worries. ... Cleans. Descales. Freshens. Also includes a treated wipe to deeply clean the drawer and door seal. Over time the performance, cleanliness and freshness of your washing machine can be affected by limescale and a build up of residue from detergents and fabric softeners. To use simply empty washing machine and add the contents of the sachet into your machine detergent drawer. Select and run a main wash cycle. For best results use at 60°C without pre-wash. Each pack contains 1 x sachet and 1 x wipe. Full Instructions are also included with the packs.
    SALT
    SALT
    500g Dylon Salt - Each pack contains the right amount of salt required for dyeing fabric in the washing machine using Dylon Machine Dyes - simply follow the instructions inside the pack. For all other Dyes (eg. iDye and hand dye) simply measure out the required amount of salt in accordance with the instructions detailed in each pack.
    SHOE DYES
    SHOE DYES
    Looking for a quick and easy way to restore the colour of your favourite leather shoes or boots? Then look no further! DYLON Leather Shoe Dye will even retain the natural finish of the leather. Don't you just wish that you could keep your Leather, Suede, or Nubuck shoes looking as good as new for longer? Perhaps the colour on your favourite pair of shoes is looking a little faded? Whatever the reason with DYLON’s range of shoe dyes you can have your shoes, boots and accessories looking just the way you want.
    WASH & DYES
    WASH & DYES
    Breathing new life into a faded top or old pair of jeans has never been so easy, with Wash & Dye reviving colour is as simple as it sounds. DYLON Wash & Dye’s unique all-in-one formula dyes fabrics as it washes them, so you can achieve an intense new look or take faded greys back to black with minimum effort. DYLON Wash & Dye gives your dark colours renewed intensity with no need of additional salt and permanent results you can be proud of.
    PRODUCT INFORMATION
    PRODUCT INFORMATION

    Which iDye?


    - for 100% natural fabrics use iDye
    - for 100% polyester & nylon use iDye Poly
    - for polyester blends use iDye and the corresponding colour of iDye Poly.

    For best results:

    - Read entire instructions before beginning.
    - Prewash garment to remove any sizings, softeners or finishes.
    - Use the stove top method for dark colours (black, brown or olive)
    or very intense colours (bright yellow, reds).
    - Use the stove top method for iDye Poly and polyester blends
    - Use constant agitation for uniform colour.

    Note: utensils and pot for dyeing should not be used for food.


    Stove Top Method For 100% Polyester and Nylon:

    1. Fill a stainless steel or enamel pot with just enough water for the fabric to move freely. Turn heat on high.
    2. Add the iDye Poly soluble dye packet and the iDye Colour Intensifier to the water and stir until dissolved.
    3. Add pre-wetted garments or fabric and bring to a rolling boil. Maintain temperature and stir frequently for ½ to 1 hour. For uniform colour use constant agitation.
    4. Wash the garment with a mild detergent and dry.


    Stove Top Method for Polyester and Nylon Blends with Natural Fibres:

    1. Choose iDye Poly colour closest to the iDye for natural fabrics you are dyeing
    2. Fill a stainless steel or enamel pot with just enough water for the fabric to move freely. Turn on to high heat.
    3. Add iDye Poly, iDye Colour Intensifier, and iDye to the water and stir until dissolved.
    4. Add garments/fabric and bring to a boil.
    5. Add 1 cup (237 ml) of fabric salt for cotton, linen and rayon or a third of a cup (78 ml) of white vinegar for silk. Avoid pouring directly onto fabric.
    6. Maintain a rolling boil and stir frequently for ½ to 1 hour. For uniform colour use constant agitation.
    7. Gradually cool the fabric and wash with a mild detergent and dry.


    Stove Top Method for Natural Fibres:

    1. Fill a stainless steel or enamel pot with just enough warm water for the fabric to move freely. Turn heat on medium. Remove fabric from water.
    2. Add the iDye soluble dye packet to water and stir until fully dissolved.
    3. Add pre-wetted fabric and raise temperature to a simmer, just below boiling.
    4. For cotton, linen and rayon dissolve one cup (237 ml) of salt in a little hot water and add to dye bath. For silk and wool add a third of a cup (78 ml) of white vinegar instead of salt. Avoid pouring directly onto fabric.
    5. Maintain simmer and stir frequently for ½ hour.
    6. Turn off heat and allow the dye bath to return to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Rinse when cool enough to handle. Wear gloves as residual dye can stain skin.
    7. Wash the fabric with a mild detergent in cool water and dry.


    Front Loading Washing Machine Method:

    1. Dissolve the iDye soluble dye packet in approximately
    two cups of very hot water.
    2. For cotton, linen and rayon dissolve one cup salt in
    approximately one quart of very hot water.
    3. If you are dyeing silk you will use 1/3 cup of vinegar
    instead of salt. Do not use the washing machine method
    for wool because it will felt.
    4. Pour the dissolved iDye and dissolved salt or vinegar
    into the bottom of the washing machine tub.
    5. Add pre-wetted fabric.
    6. Set your machine for the hottest possible water
    temperature and longest possible wash cycle. If you
    are able to extend the wash cycle, do so. The longer you
    are able to allow the fabric to remain in the wash/dye
    cycle the darker the colour and the better the fixation.
    7. When the machine has completed the wash cycle allow
    it to complete the balance of the wash/rinse/spin cycle.
    8. Wash the garment with a mild detergent in cold water
    and dry.


    Top Loading Washing Machine Method:

    1. Fill washing machine with just enough very hot water for
    the fabric to move freely.
    2. Add the iDye soluble dye packet. Agitate for 30 seconds
    or longer until packet is dissolved.
    3. For cotton, linen and rayon add one cup (237 ml) of salt.
    For silk add 1/3 cup (78 ml) of white vinegar instead of
    salt. Do not use the washing machine method for wool
    as it will felt.
    4. Add pre-wetted fabric.
    5. Extend the dyeing time by resetting the wash cycle before
    the rinse cycle begins. The longer the dyeing time, the
    darker the colour and better the fixation. We recommend
    50 to 60 minutes of dyeing time.
    6. Allow the cycle to complete.
    7. Wash the garment with a mild detergent in cold water
    and dry.


    For Cotton & Silk blends:

    If you are doing a cotton and silk blend and don’t know
    whether to add the salt or the vinegar you have 3 options:
    1. It’s not critical, as either the salt or the vinegar will work
    so just pick one.
    2. Don’t add either, but use substantial heat in the dye bath
    (stovetop method).
    3. Do 2 separate dyebaths, one with salt and one with
    vinegar. This will probably be best for darkest colours.

    Note: We recommend a thorough cleaning of your washer
    after you have used it to dye fabric. Most front loading
    washers collect residual water in the front door gasket
    and will also hold water in the exterior tub. Wipe down the door
    gasket carefully and run a short cycle with a cup of bleach in the drum,
    together with your normal detergent. (You may also want to refer to your
    Washing Machine Users Manual for any specific cleaning instructions.)



    DYLON HAND DYE INSTRUCTIONS:

    DIRECTIONS

    1. Weigh dry fabric. Wash thoroughly. Leave damp
    2. Using rubber gloves, dissolve dye in 500ml warm water
    3. Fill bowl/stainless steel sink with approx 6 litres warm water (40°C)
    4. Stir in 250g (5tbsp) salt. Add dye & stir well
    5. Submerge fabric in water
    6. Stir for 15mins, then stir regularly for 45mins
    7. Rinse fabric in cold water. Wash in warm water and dry away from
    direct heat & sunlight

    HELPFUL HINTS

    a) You will need 250g salt
    b) 1 pack dyes up to 250g fabric (e.g. shirt) to full shade or larger amounts
    to lighter shade
    c) Suitable fabrics: Cotton, linen and viscose. Wool, Silk, Polyester/cotton
    and
    polyester/viscose mixes will dye to lighter shade
    d) Not suitable: Pure polyester, acrylic, nylon & fabric with special finishes
    e) Wash separately for first few washes to remove any excess dye
    f) Please note: Colour mixing rules apply (e.g. blue on red gives purple)

    MICROWAVE DYING

    a) Hand dye can be used in the microwave to create special effects.
    b) For cotton, linen, silk and polyester/cotton mixes only.
    c) Micro-Dyeing is not suitable for wool, viscose or synthetic fabrics.
    d) DO NOT USE ON VISCOSE, AS FABRIC CAN GIVE OFF HARMFUL FUMES.
    e) Remove all metal on fabric (zips, studs, etc).

    How To Use

    1. Wash the fabric and leave damp.
    2. Select your special effect and prepare the fabric by scrunching, knotting,
    twisting or folding - tie all fabrics tightly.
    3. Wearing rubber gloves, empty the dye carefully into the bowl and gradually
    add 250 ml / ½ pint of hot water. Stir thoroughly to ensure dye is dissolved.
    Add further 250 ml / ½ pint of water.
    4. Place the fabric in the bowl and work into the dye.
    5. Put the bowl into a plastic bag or plastic wrap and place in the microwave.
    Set on ‘high’ for 4 minutes.
    6. After 4 minutes remove the bowl from the oven
    - remember to protect your hands from the heat.
    7. Tip away the dye solution and rinse the fabric in cold water.
    To protect the pattern do not undo any knots, twists, folds etc.,
    until the water runs clear.
    8. Rinse, wash and dry as for the Hand method.


    DYLON MACHINE DYE INSTRUCTIONS:

    The shade you achieve will depend on 3 things:

    1. FABRIC TYPE

    a) Cotton, linen & viscose will dye to full shade
    b) Polyester/cotton & polyester/viscose mixes will dye to lighter shade
    c) Wool, silk, polyester, acrylic, nylon & fabric with special finishes
    e.g. ‘dry clean only’, cannot be dyed

    2. FABRIC AMOUNT

    a) One pack will dye up to 600g of fabric (e.g. jeans, bath towel, double sheet)
    to the full shade & up to 1.2kg of fabric (e.g. double duvet) to lighter shade
    b) Multiple packs will dye larger amounts to full shade, e.g. 2 packs for 1200g
    (e.g. double duvet) or 4 packs for 2kg (e.g. curtains)

    3. ORIGINAL FABRIC COLOUR

    a) You can change one strong colour to another (or dye it to a lighter shade)
    by using DYLON PRE-DYE which lightens before you dye, ready for colour change.
    b) Otherwise colour mixing rules apply, e.g. blue dye on red fabric gives purple
    c) Patterned fabric will often still show through

    DIRECTIONS

    a) Weigh dry fabric to ensure you have sufficient dye
    b) Wash thoroughly, even if new, to remove stains or any dressings that can not be seen
    c) Wearing rubber gloves, empty full contents of pack(s) into drum (not the soap
    dispenser)
    d) Add 500g salt, covering dye powder (only 500g is required for any amount of dye)
    e) Put in damp unfolded fabric
    f) Run 40°C cotton cycle (do not use pre-wash, economy or half load cycles)
    g) When complete, add detergent & run 40°C cotton cycle again
    h) Remove fabric from machine, add detergent & run empty 40°C cycle to clean machine
    i) Dry fabric away from direct heat & sunlight

    Dylon's promise: This dye won’t damage your machine or affect subsequent washes

    HELPFUL HINTS

    1) Use in front loading automatic washing machines. Do not use in launderette machines.
    2) Don’t dye more than half machine’s maximum load to avoid crowding which will
    give patchy results
    3) Don’t use more than five packs of dye at once
    4) Dyeing may not cover stains, faded areas or bleach marks
    5) Should any dye be left in machine after dyeing, add cup of bleach to drum,
    wipe the rubber door seal, add detergent as usual & run machine empty on 40°C cycle
    6) After dyeing, wash separately or with similar colours for first two washes to remove
    any excess dye
    7) Polyester stitching will not dye


    DYLON MULTI-PURPOSE DYE INSTRUCTIONS:

    - Suitable fabrics: cotton, linen, viscose, wool, silk, nylon and Lycra® (elastane).
    - NOT for pure synthetics (except nylon), polyester/wool mixtures, or fabrics with
    special finishes.
    - Multi-Purpose Dye is not colourfast so garments should always be washed separately.

    5g of powder is sufficient to dye up to 250g/8 oz dry weight fabric.


    WASHING MACHINE METHOD

    For use with fully automatic front-loading machines only.
    Do NOT dye wool or silk in the washing machine.
    Do NOT dye less than 500g/lb of dry weight fabric or more than half the machine's
    maximum wash load.
    Do NOT use 'economy' or 'half load' programmes.

    1) Weigh and wash the fabric and leave damp.
    2) Wearing rubber gloves, add required amount of dye (refer to shade chart on tin
    for relevant quantities)
    to drum of washing machine (NOT soap dispenser).
    3) Add 60g/2oz of salt for every 500g/lb of fabric being dyed, covering the dye powder.
    4) Place damp unfolded fabric in the machine. Set and run the longest hottest wash
    cycle without pre-wash.
    5) Remove the fabric from the machine and dry away from direct sunlight and heat.
    6) Clean the machine immediately by running the longest hottest wash with one cup of
    bleach.
    7) Wash articles dyed with Multi-Purpose dye separately.

    Note: Reseal the tin immediately after use.


    HAND METHOD

    You will need:
    - 30g / 1oz of salt
    - Rubber gloves
    - A saucepan

    Instructions:

    1. Weigh dry fabric. Wash fabric thoroughly even if new and leave damp.

    2. Fill saucepan or similar heatproof container with enough hot water to cover article
    and allow easy movement during dyeing.

    3. Wearing rubber gloves, dissolve dye in 500ml/1 pint of boiling water, stir well.

    4. Add solution to vessel with 30g/1oz salt, stirring well.

    5. Put in clean, damp article and raise temperature to simmer, then stir constantly for
    20 minutes to ensure even dyeing.

    6. Rinse article until water runs clear. Results are not colourfast, so dyed garments
    should be turned inside out and washed separately.

    7. Dry away from direct heat and sunlight.


    Special Instructions for Wool:

    Follow steps for 1 to 4 above.

    5. Put in clean, damp, unfolded article. Bring slowly to a simmer and reduce heat
    at once. Stir gently for 10 minutes.

    6. Remove article from dye and allow to cool before rinsing in lukewarm water,
    until water runs clear.

    7. Dry away from direct heat and sunlight.


    PLASTIC BUTTONS AND ACCESSORIES

    Suitable for all plastics including Polyester.

    1) Wearing gloves, dissolve 5g of dye in 500ml/1 pint of boiling water.
    2) Add plastic components (upto 12g/4oz if ti can be submerged) in 500ml/1 pint
    of boiling water.
    3) Dye for 10 minutes at the boil.
    4) Rinse as per fabric.

    NOTE: The plastic components should be regularly checked for distortion during
    the dyeing process. The dyeing process should be stopped if the items begin to
    show signs of distortion.


    DYLON WASH & DYE INSTRUCTIONS:


    DIRECTIONS

    1. Wearing rubber gloves, empty Wash & Dye powder into washing machine drum
    & add dry fabric
    2. Immediately run 40°C cotton cycle without pre-wash or economy setting
    3. Add normal washing detergent and run 40°C cotton cycle to remove excess dye
    from fabric and to clean the machine to clean the machine
    4. Dry fabric as normal, away from direct sunlight & heat

    COLOUR SHADE

    The shade will depend on 3 things:

    1. FABRIC TYPE:

    a) Cotton, linen, viscose, will dye to the full shade
    b) Polyester/cotton & polyester/viscose mixes, will dye to lighter shades
    c) Wool, silk, polyester, acrylic, nylon & fabrics with special finishes,
    e.g. ‘dry-clean only’, cannot be dyed with Dylon dyes.

    2. FABRIC AMOUNT:

    a) Up to 500g fabric (e.g. 1 pair jeans) will dye to the full shade
    b) A maximum of 1kg can be dyed, to lighter shades

    3. FABRIC COLOUR:

    Colour mixing rules apply, e.g. black dye on red fabric gives burgundy.
    Patterned fabric will often still show through

    HELPFUL HINTS

    a) Only dye up to 1kg fabric and always use whole pack, no more, no less
    b) Dyeing may not cover stains, faded areas or bleach marks
    c) After dyeing, wash separately for first few washes to remove any excess dye
    d) Should any dye be left in machine, add cup of household bleach to drum,
    add usual detergent & run machine empty on 40°C cycle
    e) Remember polyester stitching will not dye


    DYLON PRE-DYE INSTRUCTIONS:

    Use DYLON Pre-Dye to:

    a) Change one strong colour to another (e.g. from brown to Tulip Red)
    b) Dye fabric to a lighter shade (e.g. brown to Pebble Beige)

    DIRECTIONS:
    1. Weigh dry items to ensure that they are 2.5kg or less. If you need to treat more than
    2.5kg of fabric, do so with two or more machine loads.
    2. Put fabric in the washing machine. Set and start the longest/hottest programme
    (85°C/95°C).
    3. After about 15 minutes dissolve pack contents in 2 litres of hot water and add to
    machine via detergent drawer.
    4. When cycle is complete, add usual washing detergent, wash fabric as usual and
    then dye to the colour of your choice.

    HELPFUL HINTS

    a) One box treats up to a maximum of 2.5kg of fabric
    (e.g. double duvet cover, sheet and pillows).
    b) Pre-Dye may not return fabric to white
    c) Always use the full contents of the pack
    d) Some colours may not be removed,
    e.g. bright greens, bright blues, & indigo (denim)
    e) Not suitable for use in twin-tub machines, top-loader machines with central
    disc agitators or launderette machines.
    f) IMPORTANT: Always use in a well-ventilated room.
    Do not breathe fumes especially of you suffer from asthma, bronchitis or allergies
    that affect breathing. Store in a cool, dry place and keep out of the reach
    of children.


    What fabric do you want to change?

    a) Suitable: Cotton, linen, viscose & nylon
    b) Not suitable: Polyester, polyester/cotton mixes, acrylic, wool,
    silk & special finishes (e.g. waterproof or dry clean only)

    DYLON's promise: DYLON Pre-Dye’s chlorine-free formula won’t damage
    fabrics or your machine or affect subsequent washes.


    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    Q - What fabrics can I dye?
    A - Cotton, linen, rayon, and viscose will dye to the full shade shown on
    the pack when using either Dylon machine dyes, or Jacquard idye fabric dyes.
    Polyester & nylon can be dyed using iDye Poly dyes, consequently for
    Poly/Cotton fabric blends, choose an 'iDye Poly' colour closest to the 'iDye'
    colour you are dyeing and simply use both packets together! Wool
    and silk can be dyed with either Dylon Hand Fabric Dye or iDye Fabric dye.

    If you're not sure whether a fabric is suitable for dyeing give Dylon's friendly
    experts a call on 01737 742020.

    Q - Will dye cover up bleach marks?
    A - As bleach can harm the fabric, dyeing may not always cover up bleach marks.

    Q - Can I dye fabric white?
    A - It is not possible to dye a fabric white.

    Q - Can I dye denim?
    A- Yes, Machine Fabric Dye or Wash & Dye are best for dyeing denim, however
    you will lose the light dark contrast typically associated with denim.

    Q - What do I do if I don't know what the fabric is?
    A - Cut a small section from an inconspicuous area e.g. the hem and send it to Dylon
    and they'll let you know.

    Q - Can I dye faded items?
    A - Yes but you should use Dylon Pre-Dye first to remove the colour from the fabric
    and ensure that you get an even colour.

    Q - Can I use dyes in the microwave?
    A - Yes you can use Dylon Hand Fabric Dye in the microwave. Microwave dyeing can
    achieve some good tie-dye effects however if you are looking for an even finish
    Dylon do not recommend using the microwave.

    Q - Why do I need to use salt?
    A - You need to use salt because it opens up the pores of the fabric
    and allows the dye to be absorbed.

    Q - Will dyeing affect subsequent washes in my machine?
    A - No, just make sure that you follow the pack instructions.
    We also recommend running an additional wash cycle and adding
    a cup of bleach to ensure that all residue dye is removed.

    Q - Will dyeing stain my machine?
    A - No, just make sure that you follow the pack instructions.

    Q - Do you also provide a dyeing service?
    A - No, but www.harryberger.com offer a professional dyeing service


    APPROXIMATE WEIGHT GUIDE

    We would always advise that you weigh the item that you want to dye
    to determine how many packs of dye you'll need.
    The table below gives you a rough idea of the weight of some regular
    items.

    Item Weight
    Jeans or Trousers 600g (1 1/4lbs)
    2 Shirts 500g (1lb)
    Bath Towel 600g (1 1/4lbs)
    Double Sheet 600g (1 1/4lbs)
    Double Duvet Cover 1200g (2 1/2lbs)
    Curtains 2kg (4lbs)


    COLOUR MIXING

    Fabric dyes will blend with the original colour of your fabric so you'll need to consider
    colour mixing rules.

    * Red + Blue = Purple
    * Blue + Yellow = Green
    * Red + Yellow = Orange

    Alternatively, you can use DYLON Pre-Dye to return a fabric to a neutral shade before
    dyeing to obtain the colour close to that shown on the pack.