You will need
- - dye;
- - washing powder;
- - 25% ammonia;
- - salt;
- - water.
Before painting the thing, you need to determine the fabric composition. It is usually indicated on the label on the reverse side of the product. If no such tag, cut a small piece from the stock and set fire to it. Natural fabrics in combustion emit a smell of burning hair or paper. Synthetic fabrics burn without odour, except for acetate silk which smells like vinegar.
Products of nylon and nylon can be dyed with aniline, acid and disperse dyes. Some of the disperse dye suitable for dyeing acetate silk, lavsan and Nitron. You need to consider that the staining of non-ferrous products, the shade is more dark and intense than indicated in the annotation to the dye.
Any thing before painting you should wash. Fine jewelry rinse in solution of ammonia 50 g per 10 liters of water, then in clean warm and cold water. The faded fabric, soak for half an hour with detergent, wash and rinse in a solution of ammonia, then clean water. This pre-wash is needed to remove things with a new protective coating, and with the old grime.
For painting it is better to choose an enamel bowl. It should be clean, free of chips and scale. Weigh the product to determine the required amount of dye. To soften the water to prepare the solution, add baking soda, allow to settle and filter the precipitate. If you use dyes for wool and cotton, prepare the solution according to the instructions, then add 2 tablespoons of vinegar and 3 tablespoons of salt per packet of dye.
Synthetic fabric can not be boiled as they are deformed under the action of high temperatures.Heat solution to 40 degrees and lower back cloth for 15-20 minutes. Then unplug the appliance, allow to drain the solution, rinse until the water is clear, wring out without twisting, and hang on a hanger to dry.
Dacron fabric dyed with difficulty. If you are going to dye a mixed fabric, such as wool with polyester, first make a test painting on a piece of spare fabric. Be prepared for the fact that you will get the effect of melange.