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Email me how to dye my crinoline, please.


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Apr. 14th, 2008 05:57 am (UTC)
*First, determine if your fabric is water repellant (has a finish)
*Use liquid dye (acid type) (2 bottles) instead of powder. The liquid will dye your fabric better.
*Set your washing machine to the hottest wash cycle possible.
*Add dye to the water first, then the crinoline slip.
*Agitate for 30 minutes. (This means you'll have to keep an eye on it and reset it half way through)
*Allow it to go through the rinse cycle.
*Hang dry (it may drip and stain anything under it)
*If you washer has become dyed also, then run it through the wash cycle with detergent and a cup of bleach.

Some of the fabric may dye darker than others depending on the type of fabric it is, other parts may dye lighter.
Apr. 14th, 2008 05:32 pm (UTC)
Thank you.
Apr. 14th, 2008 04:07 pm (UTC)
should be in your email--spent 40+ hours sewing this weekend
Apr. 14th, 2008 05:32 pm (UTC)
Thank you. Still seeing you two on Tuesday night?
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