I have a dress that is 72% polyester, 24% rayon and 4% spandex. Washing instructions say hand wash in cold water, line dry and use lowest setting on iron as needed. Can I dye this another color? It is currently ivory in color and I would prefer a darker color like a brown. If I cannot dye this, do you have any suggestions on how I could change the color, i.e. soak in say strong coffee?
Looking for the perfect mother of the groom dress. Found it, but it is ivory in color. Would love to dye it so I can wear it for the wedding.
The dress also has a jacket that has a lace type fabric that I believe is made from the same material.
You can dye this dress but you cannot dye it a really dark, solid color. The different fibers in the dress will absorb the commercial dye at different rates. Your dress will have more of a heather look rather than solid.
If you'd prefer to use natural dyes, I have a great reference on how to make every color of the rainbow.
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