8428Re: Dye silk...DYE ;-)
- Feb 28, 2005, "Jeremy" <jeremy@j...> wrote:
>Yes to both of your questions.
> Has anyone successfully dyed their silk hammock a more LNT color? Also, I'm interested
> in dying the silk gauze for the netting to a darker color, so has anyone tried this?
I used Rit Dye,
Black (really a very dark purple, think eggplant) for the silk gauze.
Tan for the hammock.
It's easy but somewhat time consuming.
I took the advise of BFornshell and washed both items first.
This gets rid of the sizing which might interfere with dye uptake.
Hope this helps.
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