Dylon Multi-purpose dye 5g

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DYLON Multi-Purpose Dye is a hot water dye for use at the simmer.It is specially formulated for dyeing nylon and garments containing Lycra® elastane as well as natural fabrics like cotton, linen, viscose, wool and silk.

DYLON Multi-Purpose Dye can be used to dye a variety of craft and decorative items such as feathers, raffia, plastic buttons and wooden items.   

  • One 5g pack will dye up to 250g of fabric.
  • Dyes cotton/linen/viscose/wool/ silk/nylon/spandex/rayon/lycra.
  • Full dyeing instructions are included in each sachet

Note: Although MPD can be used for fabric, it is not colour fast on fabric. For fabric, we recommend Dylon Hand Dye

 Directions for use for Fabric

  1. Weigh dry fabric. Wash fabric thoroughly even if new and leave damp.
  2. Fill saucepan or similar heatproof container with enough hot water to cover article and allow easy movement during dyeing.
  3. Wearing rubber gloves, dissolve dye in 500ml/1 pint of boiling water, stir well.
  4. Add solution to vessel with 30g/1oz salt, stirring well.
  5. Put in clean, damp article and raise temperature to simmer, then stir constantly for 20 minutes to ensure even dyeing.
  6. Rinse article until water runs clear. Results are not colourfast, so dyed garments should be turned inside out and washed separately.
  7. Dry away from direct heat and sunlight

Directions for use to dye buttons

  1.  Wearing gloves, dissolve 5g of dye in 500ml/1 pint of boiling water.
  2. Add plastic components (up to 12g/4oz if it can be submerged) in 500ml/1 pint of boiling water
  3. Dye for 10 minutes at the boil.
  4. Rinse article until water runs clear

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