Upcycling: Transform Your Wardrobe with Dye
Beginner | 17 min 53 sec
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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.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 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
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
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369 users recommended this class to a friend
Very helpful thank you.
November 22
Stella Michaels
Great information about various fabrics and which dyes should be used.
More than 3 months ago
Carlyn Lu
That's a very interesting way to refashion old clothes. I have a silk blouse that i accidentally washed in machine and came out bad. Now I know how to save my uneven colour blouse :)
More than 3 months ago