Advice 1: 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.
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 2: 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.
You will need
  • - dye;
  • a large enameled pot;
  • - ammonia;
  • - salt;
  • - vinegar;
  • - a thermometer;
  • - rubber gloves;
  • - scales;
  • - wooden tongs.
Instruction
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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.
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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). 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.
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