A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News: The December Craft Challenge has been announced. Read all of the details here and get to crafting!
Total Members: 314,957
Currently Running With Scissors:
176 Guests and 1 User
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Overdying Vintage Silk Velvet  (Read 144 times)
Tags for this thread: dye , velvet , silk , vintage , procion_mx  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
1+
 
JessKleinpaste
« on: November 04, 2018 09:12:06 AM »

Hi everyone! I bought a red silk dress from a shop on Etsy. The dress was likely made in the 1930s and has some darker discoloration on the hip and length of the skirt. I did a burn test on the fabric and confirmed it to be natural fibers, I'm thinking a blend of silk and rayon, but this is all new to me. I researched and found that Procion MX dyes might work as I can't heat the fabric at all for fear of shrinkage. I bought the Jacquard tie dye kit with the red, yellow, and blue eyes. I'm told that these are Procion MX type dyes. I'm aiming for a dark burgundy colour. I'm going to try mixing colours to get what I need. Any advice? I'm terrified to put the dress in water!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Monsters!
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Picture Frame Tray
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Dino Cups



Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org, © 2009-2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands