Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] Re: dying leather
- Definitely dye the pieces before sewing.
From: "Bryna Chandler" <brynachndlr@...>
Date: Wed, 01 Oct 2003 18:48:06 -0000
Subject: [TheCostumersManifesto] Re: dying leather
If you had a choice would you recomend dying the leather before or
after you cut/sew the garment. I have 2 hides of a dark Grey that
need to be black for some ren. doublets- and I am not sure wheather
to dye them first or after they are sewn.
I am guessing it would be easyier to dye first. But might get a more
uniform color if you dye second.
Any opinions ?
A first time poster
--- In TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com, FergusMackessock@a...
> In a message dated 10/1/2003 1:23:08 AM Central Standard Time,getting
> dekejis@y... writes:
> I used Angelus leather dye on my last project and was really happy
> with it, and it's available online. You might also look into
> a leather preparer to strip the finish off and some of the dye outsandpaper.
> before you start dyeing so the new color will take.
> Also, I've had some great success aging leather items with
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