Have a shirt you'd like to give a color makeover? Get the color back in your favorite shirt or fabric by following these steps. Learn how to dye fabric with help from this how-to video.
What you will need:
• Fabric dye
• Two buckets
• Mild detergent
• Rubber gloves (optional)
Step 1: Read directions
Read the directions on the fabric dye box. But on rubber gloves, if you're using them, and mix the dye and set it aside.
Step 2: Fill a large bucket
Fill a large bucket with hot water.
Step 3: Soak the fabric
Soak the fabric in hot water for five minutes and then remove it with the tongs.
Step 4: Add to dye
Place the fabric in the dye and stir it constantly for 20 to 30 minutes.
Step 5: Rinse
Rinse the fabric in warm water and then cool water, until the water runs clear.
Step 6: Wash fabric
Wash the fabric in warm water with mild detergent and then put it in the dryer.
Step 7: Clean containers
Once you're finished, clean the buckets with bleach to remove the dye.