Advice 1: How to paint knit

Despite the abundance in the shops of the various washing powders and bleach, there is still not otstiryvaniya spots. But what if this turned out to be on your favorite knit sweater? There is a radical remedy - repainting things.

How to paint knit
You will need
  • - knit;
  • - paint for fabric;
  • - container for soaking the fabric.
Instruction
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Determine what part of your knitwear. Usually information is given on the label in percentages of the different fibers. If labels are missing or not preserved, determine the type of fabric themselves. To do this, pull from the inside of the seam, a small piece of thread and set it on fire. Natural fibers such as wool, cotton or silk will burn quickly. At the same time synthetic threads are more likely to burn and melt.
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Depending on the type of fiber choose the right paint. To come to the hardware store or shop for Handicrafts and consult with the seller what brand of paint is right for your case. Do not forget to specify that you are going to wear and wash this thing - in this case, for example, suitable paint used for batik.
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Be careful when choosing the color of paint. If you need to change the tint color of the Jersey, keep in mind that there will be a mixing of colors. Therefore, to obtain yellow things orange need to use red dye.
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Prepare the thing for coloring. It is necessary to thoroughly wash and unpick all the accessories, for example, buckles and buttons.
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Prepare the dye following the instructions on the package. It is best to plant it in a pot in such volume of water that your garment was completely covered with the coloring substance and not crushed. Water for dilution of paint is best to soften a small amount of soda. The temperature of the solution for painting should be about fifty degrees.
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Place in a saucepan your thing, place a container on the stove and bring the water to a boil. Continue to act in accordance with the instruction given to a specific paint - how long and at what temperature you need to continue the process.
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Painted the thing carefully remove, allow to drip off the solution and rinse it in cold water. Then leave it to dry. After dyeing it is advisable not to wash your knitwear a few days.

Advice 2: How to dye cotton

Very often it happens that cotton fabrics lose their original color and brightness after several washings. So many come to mind to repaint the thing in a different color or to add richness to the color. Natural dyes which are extracted from plant roots and leaves, forced out of aniline. To dye fabric currently used artificial dyes that have a wide variety of colors and shades.
How to dye cotton
You will need
  • - dye for cotton fabrics,
  • Sol
  • - vinegar,
  • soda,
  • - enamelware,
  • - wooden sticks.
Instruction
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To dye cotton it is recommended to completely clean an enamel saucepan. Aluminum and galvanized utensils cannot be used because of the grass. Utensils should be spacious, so it could easily fit the painted thing, and is completely covered with the dye solution. The greater the volume of dye solution, the harder and smoother the material will be painted.
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For dyeing cotton it is advisable to take soft water (snow or rain). If the water is initially hard, it is possible to mitigate ammonia or soda ash. For turning you will need a smooth wooden sticks, they must be durable and able to withstand the weight of wetted material.
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Before painting be sure to clean the material from dirt and spots. With a new cotton things desirable to remove the layer of starch, and then boil it for 30-40 minutes in a soap solution with the addition of soda. Rinse thoroughly in warm water. If things are not left stains, then you have to paint it in very dark color.
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The desired amount of dye emptying into a small enamel container and gradually pour boiled water, stirring constantly with a wooden stick. Continuing to stir, add hot boiled water one packet of dye in a pint of water. The resulting solution strain through cheesecloth and pour into a bowl for dyeing, filled with water of 40-50 degrees, stir.
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Prepared cotton soak in warm water, squeeze lightly, carefully straighten and lower into the pot with the dye substance. Gradually heat the solution up to a weak boil. After 20 minutes, pour the solution of salt (two tablespoons in two liters of water) and continue to paint for another 30 minutes at low boil.
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Remove the pan from the fire and paint the cotton in the cooling solution for 30 minutes, stirring constantly. Colored product, remove from pan and allow to drain to the painted solution. A good rinse in warm water, changing water regularly until, until it becomes completely clean. Left rinse the item in cold water with vinegar (1 tablespoon per 5 liters of water).

Advice 3: How to paint a jacket

In the wardrobe there are always clothes that you rarely wear. If in the closet stale jacket, try to make it bad coloring spectacular. Stop your choice on the color spectrum, which by themselves paint a jacket.
How to paint a jacket
You will need
  • - dye;
  • a large enameled pot;
  • - ammonia;
  • - salt;
  • - vinegar;
  • - a thermometer;
  • - rubber gloves;
  • - scales;
  • - wooden tongs.
Instruction
1
Review the composition of the material from which is your thing. Pick up dye for the product, depending on the type of yarn. Given the weight of the fleece in a dry condition, determine in accordance with the instructions of the required amount of paint. The color intensity will depend on the ratio of their weight in the dye solution.
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Prepare product for painting. Fight back buttons and metal hardware: hooks and clasps. Wool, wool blend or cotton knit wash in a neutral detergent solution or in a solution of ammonia (50 g per 10 liters of water), Rinse and wring out, without twisting.
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Prepare product for painting. Fight back buttons and metal hardware: hooks and clasps. Wool, wool blend or cotton knit wash in a neutral detergent solution or in a solution of ammonia (50 g per 10 liters of water), Rinse and wring out, without twisting.
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Color sweater from cotton yarn. The wet product is put into warm dye solution (50 degrees). Bring contents of saucepan to a boil and after 20 minutes, pour the solution of salt (2 tablespoons for 1 packet of dye). Constantly turning over the jacket, continue dyeing in boiling water for 40 minutes. Set aside the pan from the heat, but keep stirring for another 30 minutes. Rinse the sweater in warm water, unfold and lay out to dry.
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The yarn of which is connected to a jacket, may contain different fibers: wool, cotton, artificial yarn. To get a uniform color for such things, you need every kind of fiber to paint under certain conditions. If the composition of the yarn is more wool, dissolve the dye in water, heat to 40 - 50 degrees and submerge it in the product. Bring the liquid to 100 degrees and simmer for 40-50 minutes. That shirt does not pop up, constantly podpravlyaya. Then dokrasit cotton thread. To do this, cool the solution to 80 degrees, add the ammonia solution (5-10 g per 10 liters) and within 30-45 minutes it leave product. Thoroughly rinse the shirt in warm water and dry flat on a horizontal surface.
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If you are not satisfied with the uniformity of the new color, prepare the product to a secondary color. Heat water to 100 degrees and add to the boiling liquid ammonia (50 g per 10 liters of water). Dip dry shirt for a few minutes and then rinse. Make fresh dye solution and repeat the procedure of dyeing for 30 minutes. When all the conditions are met the solution will be bright, and your thing will get the desired color.
Note
Staining of the fleece of wool leads to a strong shrinkage of the product.
Useful advice
If you are not satisfied with the uniformity of the new color, prepare the product to a secondary color. Heat water to 100 degrees and add to the boiling liquid ammonia (50 g per 10 liters of water). Immerse the sweater dry for a few minutes and then rinse. Make fresh dye solution and repeat the procedure of dyeing for 30 minutes. When all the conditions are met the solution will be bright, and your thing will get the desired color.

Advice 4: How to paint thread

Not always possible to calculate the number of threads to create things. So lovers of needlework don't I have a lot of skeins of yarn. If gain glomeruli may be enough for the goal, but prevents an extensive range of colors, don't despair. This problem can be easily solved. Dyeing yarn will not take much time, but in the end you will get an excellent result.
How to paint thread
Instruction
1
Prepare the dish for painting the threads. Is fine clean enameled saucepan. The volume capacity should be such as to be able to freely place the material, not crushing it, and cover a coloring agent. During the treatment the bone must be completely immersed in the liquid. Remember, the more colorant you use, the better will the result.
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Try not to use for breeding colorant hard water. If there is nothing to choose, we will tender liquid ammonia or vinegar. Prepare 2 durable wooden stick for turning threads.
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Clean material before painting. Woolen yarn should be soaked in soapy water for 40-50 minutes, the cotton is boiled in soap-soda solution, diluted with water in equal proportions. After the cleaning treatment you need to carefully rinse the threads in warm water. Skeins of yarn and tie in several places that they are not loosened during the turning.
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Dilute the dye solution as indicated on the package. Bring to a creamy state, then, stirring constantly, rebate hot water at the rate of 0.5 liters per 1 packaging. Strain the resulting composition through a clean cheesecloth and pour into a container prepared for staining. In a bowl you need to pour warm water.
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Before dyeing yarn again soak in warm water, then squeeze lightly. If you are planning to change the color of several skeins, then you need to string them on a long rope, it will help to turn the yarn.
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Place the container on fire. Put your thread in the dye solution. The ends of the rope, on which are strung Hanks, put it on the edge of the pan, so you can easily lift the yarn. Turn the thread every 10 minutes and keep one stick. Other need to flatten coils, so that they are evenly prekratilis. Bring the solution to boil. Paint the yarn for one hour without removing the dishes from the heat.
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After dyeing, rinse the yarn, first in warm, then in cold water. Gently press the skin, unfold and lay out to dry on a horizontal surface.
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