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Unread 09-05-2011, 06:35 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by RollEXE View Post
I just bought 2m of fabric in the closest colour I could get to a earthy yellow. It's an ecru brown right now ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sepia_(color) look at the shades on the bottom), a bit darker than what I want. I was wondering if I could bring some yellow into it while avoiding it going any darker than it already is.
It's stretch drill, from memory the spandex/stretch fabric isn't a big amount.

Is this possible? If it is, what sort of dye/brand/colour should I use, and how much?
I suggest taking a sample and soaking it a mix of bleach and water for a couple minutes - that might lift some of the brown. Make sure the sample isn't damaged by the bleach.

You should be able to overdye with yellow as well - it shouldn't get any darker.
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