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Costumers? Buying/Dyeing a tux? Help me get this right.

To start, I have a budget of about $250USD +/-. I need a hunter green tuxedo with tails, jacket and pants, matching. I cannot find one online at any price. [more inside]
posted by Sophie1 on Jul 13, 2015 - 8 answers

Quick and dirty polyester dye job

I'm looking to dye some fabric that's a 35/65 cotton/poly blend and I want to do it quick, dirty, and cheap. [more inside]
posted by komara on Jan 20, 2015 - 12 answers

I need to cook up big batches of yarn.

My turkey roaster used for yarn dyeing ... died. Help me find a replacement: a kitchen appliance with a very large, preferably shallow, stainless steel cookwell. [more inside]
posted by amber_dale on Jul 18, 2012 - 13 answers

Dyeing a poplin suit

I have a handful of poplin, wash and wear summer suits made in the 80s by Brooks Brothers. They are all in various shades of khaki. I'd like to dye (or have dyed) one of them navy. I have no idea how to go about this, nor what I could expect. The dye job would need to be good enough that I could still wear the suit at times requiring some formality. The suits are unlined. Any advice?
posted by OmieWise on Apr 18, 2012 - 10 answers

I'm dyeing a silk dress--help me avoid ruining it!

I'm going to dye a silk dress. It's currently green. Please direct me towards not screwing this up! [more inside]
posted by lovableiago on Aug 8, 2011 - 7 answers

Dye this dress

I bought a new dress. I very much like everything about this dress except the colour: it is white, and I look terrible in white, and I would like to wear it to a wedding where I am not the bride. I bought this dress thinking "well, I can always go to askme to find out how to change the colour", and here I am: how do I dye it? [more inside]
posted by jeather on Jul 8, 2011 - 22 answers

Products and Advice for Male Beard Coloring

Misterben has been thinking about dyeing his beard. Could the men of AskMe provide product suggestions, dyeing advice, and any helpful experiences? [more inside]
posted by matildaben on Nov 2, 2010 - 5 answers

How to get unicolor, gradient t-shirts

How can I get my hands on unicolor, gradient t-shirts? Where to buy, how to dye? [more inside]
posted by oxit on May 28, 2010 - 5 answers

Where can I buy acorns?

To make a quantity of black dye I need a couple of kilo's of oak acorns. In the UK I have, naturally enough, looked under oak trees but last years season was a non starter and the squirrels got up earlier than me. Google has failed me.
posted by Dr.Pill on May 10, 2009 - 6 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

Best way to change the fabric color on a wool-upholstered office chair?

Dyeing or sewing? What's the most practical way to change the color of 100% wool fabric from red to black, when the fabric is upholstery on the seat & back cushions of a large office chair? [more inside]
posted by allterrainbrain on Apr 19, 2007 - 11 answers

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