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Old 03-21-2011, 06:45
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Default Re: how to make colors colorfast after dying

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Originally Posted by BabyChunkyCheeks View Post
You probably want to use a fiber reactive dye which are naturally colorfast. I have never dyed feathers, but I dye all my fabrics with fiber reactive dyes. I have tried silk with kool-aid and vinegar but I can't get the color to stay vibrant after washing with that method, they stain pastel more than anything. I had a bit more success with food coloring, but still had some color loss.

I get all my dyed from dharmatrading.com
I should probably just google this, but what is reactive?

I was thinking rit dye. lol.

I guess I need to do somemore research.

Thanks for your help!
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