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Topic: Is it possible to dye a futon cover?  (Read 2936 times)
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« on: June 07, 2004 09:38:44 PM »

Hi there,

I just got my very first apartment...

after buying furniture i'm totally broke for a while... a relative gave me a futon cover but it's an ugly, ugly light pink and green swirl color.  Would it be possible to simply dye it a solid black using fabric dye?  Any advice would be great!  Thanks a million.
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2004 10:06:35 PM »

i am just about to try the same thing on the cover to a couch that someone gave me, it seems like about the same colors too!  i am just going to bleach mine first, then dye it with dark red rit dye, i will let you know how it turns out. 

« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2004 10:21:13 PM »

congrats on the new apt! try rit, it's cheap and if it turns out sucky you can always dye it black
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2004 07:31:13 AM »

If it is a thicker material try letting sit a little longer in the dye.  As someone stated before bleaching might be beneficial.
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