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Unread 09-12-2011, 02:39 AM   #38
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Originally Posted by myalchod View Post
It looks like a fairly vivid sky blue in the picture you linked -- somewhere between sky blue and peacock blue.

The problem you run into with trying to dye the fleece you linked is that it's 100% polyester, which is kind of a crapshoot when it comes to dyeing. Sometimes you can get great results, but pure synthetics don't like to take the kinds of dyes we can buy. If there's any kind of surface treatment, that'll screw up the dyeing even more, and with outerwear that's more likely.

You could theoretically try to dye it with something like iDye Poly, but even that's got an element of crossing your fingers and hoping the polyester cooperates -- plus requires more finessing of the dye with the limited colour range.
So taking that into consideration, what do you think is my best course of action? I've been looking in thrift stores for the shirt and have come close but not on point like I'd like. I found an aqua-ish half zip at one of the shops and was about to get it but I'm not sure as to how I'd get the black on the sides. Do you think sharpie would do the trick or would I have to work with some fabric?
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