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« on: May 21, 2012 08:42:01 PM »

Howdy! I'm trying to dye a pair dark jeans (90% cotton, 10% spandex) gray for a costume.  I'm going as a Cyber(wo)man for a convention soon (Like Friday). I plan on fabric spray painting DW stencils onto the jeans once they are gray...  I did the sink method exactly with the entire package (rit dye) but it did not really do anything at all...Any suggestions?
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« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2012 06:14:41 AM »

If you are trying to dye dark denim, you would probably need to remove the color from the denim before dyeing them.   Bleach would work if they are 100% cotton, but I'd be weary to do much bleaching on a pair with a lot of lycra...   
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