Advice 1: How to paint a dress

At home not every fabric lends itself to painting. Smooth dark color to achieve almost impossible, especially if the fabric is variegated or calico white pattern. Also difficult colored dresses made of natural silk, nylon and nylon. But faded woolen dress easily painted in dark colors. Rubberized fabric not be painted, as it cannot withstand high temperature. Knitwear also tends to fade after colouring.
How to paint a dress
Instruction
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To correctly and accurately paint the dress, you need to determine from what fabric it is sewn. If this information is not on the tag sewn on the inside, then pull across and along the joint a small thread. Ignite it, if the thread burns smoothly and quickly, and the fire bright with an unpleasant smell of burning paper, leaving behind ash, this dress is made of fabrics of plant origin, that is, cotton or linen or viscose silk. Quickly burn and acetate, but at the end of the thread is formed a dark ball. Wool and silk burn is bad, while there is the smell of burning feathers.
2
Buy fabric dye at any specialty store. Powder to pour from a bag into a container and dissolve in the quantities of water specified in the instructions. Then heat, stirring the paint, adding 3 tablespoons of salt, put there to dress and to interfere with long object. You can do it with a stick. To boil the dress in the dye has at least an hour on low heat. After that, fire off, but the dress is removed only when the water becomes cold. That is, it should be located there for a few hours.
3
With the right painting solution gradually becomes colorless. Rinse the dress should be first in cold water then in warm water until until the water is clear. After rinsing the dress is washed with a small amount of powder. Dry the dress after painting should be hanging on a hanger. Use clothespins not necessary, as may appear in the clamping spot.
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When painting light clothes salt put 1 tablespoon, water is better not to boil, and simmer over low heat, the temperature was above 90 degrees. Artificial silk dyeing needs more carefully, the solution is to heat up only to 30 degrees, and the painting carried out at 60 degrees. That is, the temperature of the water, you can try hand. But when this salt is generally not necessary.
Note
Don't forget before painting the dresses to remove all things from pockets, and it is desirable to cut off the buttons, as they can also be painted.
Useful advice
Silk threads are recognized with acetone - they just dissolve after some time.

Advice 2 : How to paint a shirt

Often favorite thing wear out over time, fade from washes and fades. A favourite shirt can give a second life, returning it to its former brightness with color. Even the beginner will cope with simple dyeing shirts at home, without resorting to dry cleaning.
How to paint a shirt
You will need
  • - enameled or galvanized utensils (bucket),
  • - aniline,
  • washing powder,
  • - stain remover
  • - salt,
  • - vinegar.
Instruction
1
Prepare the shirt for painting, it is necessary to turn out and check all pockets to unpick brand labels, buttons, buckles, metal zippers. If it is dual layer, it is possible for the convenience of colouring to rip the lining seam from the bottom of the product to the inside was not going to the air and the shirt does not pop up. Before painting you need to wash the shirt at 30-40 degrees. Note the spot — they need to be deleted, especially fat. Do not use the spin cycle in the washing machine and press slightly the thing with his hands. Wet the fibers more evenly saturated with paint. If the shirt color is very bright, you can boil the product with the use of Parsoli for partial bleaching.
2
For dyeing at home, you can take an enamel or galvanized utensils large volume without chipping and defects. Capacity should be 30 times the weight of the dry shirt. Beginners are recommended to use aniline dyes for fabrics, which are suitable for all types of fibers. The dye need to fill in cheesecloth and diluted in 200-300 g, heated up to 75 degree water. Then refill to full capacity volume of water. Down to the dishes in poluraspredelenia and bring the solution to boil. Fifteen to twenty minutes boiling in it, pour table salt in the amount of two to five tablespoons to enhance the color. The lighter the tone, the less salt you need and Vice-versa. The maximum number required for the color black. The product must constantly move in tableware wooden tongs or a stick. Further boiling produced within half an hour.
3
After the water has cooled, you can remove the shirt and rinse in several waters. First time – in a warm, then cool. When rinsing a shirt made of natural silk for the last time in the water, it is desirable to add a bit of vinegar to fix the color. Drying colored thing better just by hanging it on a hanger, to avoid the formation of spots and streaks.
Note
Convenient for staining enamel, porcelain or pottery. Copper cookware is not applicable.
Useful advice
During dyeing, make sure that the color turned out smooth, without spots. In solution should not be lumps, matter should not form folds.

Advice 3 : How to repaint the thing

Favorite thing can fade and lose color brightness. And maybe you bought or made a thingthat fits but you don't like its color. Or you just felt like novelty and experiments. For this and there are dyes for fabrics. Repaint the thing in the home is quite simple.
How to repaint the thing
Instruction
1
Before painting check the fabric composition. Respond well to dyeing with natural materials – cotton, viscose, silk, linen or those that are in large part composed of them. When purchasing dye, read the recommendations on the package, determine the suitability of the paint for staining your fabric.
2
Consider common rules of color mixing. Light fabrics are easier to repaint dramatically. Dark susceptible to staining more difficult. For example, if your thing is blue color, when painting with red paint you most likely will get a shade closer to purple.
3
Prep the thing for painting, Osteria all impurities in order to provide a uniform coloring without spots. You need to bleach the fabric using special tools. If you are going to use the so-called "tie-dye" technique of dyeing, twist the material as needed.
4
Prepare a special dish, which will dissolve the dye composition. It is better to take enamel container with no cracks, chips, or other defects. Following the instructions, dilute the dye. Carefully place it to the remaining lumps or clots of paint, to avoid uneven dyeing of the fabric.
5
Drop the thing in the dye solution so that above the water remained exposed areas of the fabric. The thing is to be fully immersed in the composition and to swim in it freely. If necessary, slightly imbedded her with a spoon, the spoon then rinse with plenty of water.
6
Place the container on the fire and leave it to boil for a period of time specified in the instructions. Usually it is a couple of hours. Periodically check the thing, as necessary "utaplivaja" it Crusader composition.
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After the specified time remove the thing from the dye and let it cool. Thoroughly rinse the thing in cold water until until the water becomes clear and transparent. The excess dye solution can be washed out things with a few subsequent washings, but this happens with the factory stuff.
Useful advice
If you don't want to deal with repainting things in the home, give them to professionals in the Studio, or dry cleaner. In these organizations, usually at the Desk is always a booklet with a palette of available colors.
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