These fabrics can be dyed
simplicol Textile Dye expert is suitable for all textiles made from wool* and silk, as well as cotton, viscose, linen, and mixed fabrics. (*except for cashmere, mohair, and angora)
Mixed fabrics are textiles made from the above-mentioned natural fibres with a maximum of 50% polyester, polyamide, and polyacrylic content.
Textile quantity and colour depth
- One packet of Textile Dye expert dyes approximately 300 g of fabric to the full shade (weigh dry fabric on kitchen scales if necessary).
- This is equivalent to 1 skirt, 2 T-shirts, or 2 hand towels.
- More laundry and mixed fabrics will result in a lighter tone.
- The colour shown on the packaging is only produced if dyeing white textiles. Coloured fabric creates mixed shades.
- For each dyeing process
- use a maximum of three packets of Textile Dye expert
- and dye to no more than 1,200 g (dry weight) of laundry at any one time.
Clothing dyed with the simplicol textile dye expert can fade
somewhat and should be washed with similar colours at max. 40°C. Colour brilliance and colourfastness are improved with
- The fabric must be clean and stain-free. Before dying, wash out any fabric softeners, finishes, and agents used to disinfect the laundry.
- Patterns often remain visible after dyeing. Polyester stitching and zips do not absorb the colour.
- Stains, faded spots, or bleach marks are sometimes not completely concealed by the dye.
- Pure synthetics such as polyester, polyamide, and acrylic, as well as textiles with special finishes cannot be dyed.
- In the unlikely event that residual dye remains on the machine and plastic components, you can wipe it off with a 5% to 10% solution of standard chlorine bleach.