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Help me dye a sweatshirt without damaging the decal?

I bought a heavy light grey cotton sweatshirt with a plastic-y large round decal on the front. I want to dye the sweatshirt black but not mess up the decal. Any advice on how to do it? Complication: the sweatshirt is used and older. [more inside]
posted by arnicae on Oct 21, 2012 - 7 answers

If you wash us, do we not bleed?

My red-on-white polka-dot dress bled in the laundry... onto itself. Is there any way to remove the pink stains while preserving the print? [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Nov 4, 2011 - 5 answers

How to get dye to set in clothing?

Is there anything I can soak clothing in to get the dye to set instead of rinsing away? [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on May 28, 2011 - 15 answers

How do you stop clothes dye from bleeding?

How do you stop clothes dye from bleeding? [more inside]
posted by twinkles2sf on Dec 23, 2008 - 7 answers

Dying cotton clothes without shrinking them?

Is it possible to dye white shirts and dark blue shirts (both 100% cotton with a shelf bra that is 95% cotton/5% spandex) black without shrinking them? [more inside]
posted by flyingcowofdoom on Apr 8, 2008 - 6 answers

Can I dye a silk shirt?

I'd like to dye a silk blouse. Any thoughts? Any suggestions for an appropriate brand of dye, or should I not attempt this at all?
posted by puddinghead on Aug 25, 2006 - 6 answers

Why does washing my colored clothes make them blotchy so often?

What's causing my clothes to occasionally come out of the wash with blotchy spots where the dye has been lightened/removed? [more inside]
posted by cadge on Aug 2, 2006 - 13 answers

Help me dye my shirt with coffee!

I have this fabulous fitting, great quality white shirt - with a very very permanent very light brownish/greyish stain on the shoulder. So I've been thinking of dyeing the shirt using coffee - i figure I like the colour of my other accidental coffee stains, now I just have to do it on purpose. Help me do it right, the first time! [more inside]
posted by Kololo on Jul 5, 2006 - 10 answers

Save my Shirts!

How can I stop the color from disappearing from t-shirts? [more inside]
posted by dseaton on Jun 13, 2006 - 10 answers

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