Beginner | 17 min
Taught by Marisa Lynch
Learn how to give old garments a dye-bath makeover with upcycling expert, Marisa Lynch. In this class, she shares a wealth of knowledge about how to dye clothes – whether they’re made from natural fibers, synthetic fibers, or a blend of both – all using commercial dyes. The best part of all is the big reveal at the end, where you’ll see the varying degrees of saturation and spectrum of hues that occur when the same dye is used on garments made from various fibers.
Learn how to:
 
  • Determine what kind of dye to use for natural fibers
  • Determine what kind of dye to use for synthetic fibers
  • Dye in a washing machine
  • Dye on a stovetop
 
What you’ll get:
  • Easy-to-follow class by designer and blogger Marisa Lynch from Dressaday.com, on how to transform your wardrobe with dye
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Step-by-step instruction and detailed supply list
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students


Chapters
Introduction
00:36
Materials
01:45
Dyeing Fabric
03:11
03:13
03:42
Finish
05:26
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • iDye Poly (for synthetic fabrics)
  • Rit Dye (for natural fibers)
  • Top-loading washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Stockpot (not to be used again for cooking)
  • Large bucket
  • Wooden spoon (not to be used again for cooking)
  • Rubber gloves
  • Sea salt
  • Vinegar
  • Bleach
  • Laundry detergent
  • Lighter-colored garments
Discussion
Notes
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Transcript
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