Why does my dyed item not match the colour shade on the packaging?
Many factors may cause the dyed item of clothing to differ in colour shade from the packaging or appear darker or lighter than expected. You have dyed a coloured fabric The colours shown on the packaging are only produced when dyeing white textiles. If coloured textiles are dyed, the result is a mixed shade because […]
Why is my dyed textile blotchy?
Several factors might cause the dye to be blotchy. There was too much fabric in the washing machine Never dye more than 1,200 g (dry weight) of fabric at any one time. For bulky materials, such as terry cloth or flannelette, this should be reduced to 800 g. The fabric contains finishes such as fabric […]
During dyeing, the stitching did not absorb the colour. It remained white. Why is this?
The thread used for stitching is usually synthetic, such as polyester. Unfortunately, these synthetic fibres do not absorb textile dyes.
How can I remove simplicol dye from my hands?
You can remove dye from your hands using our HEITMANN Power Decolouriser. Make a solution with the decolouriser that is as hot as reasonably tolerable, and wash your hands in it. Then wash your hands thoroughly and apply cream.
My washing machine is discoloured after dying. What can I do about it?
In very rare cases, the plastic and rubber parts of the washing machine may become slightly stained. If this occurs, simply wipe off the stain with a 5% to 10% solution of chlorine bleach. And, if the slight staining does not cause you any concern, you can rest assured that no colour will be transferred […]
The original colour of the new textile I have bought bleeds. Can I fix it using the Colour Fixative expert?
Unfortunately it is not possible to fix the original colour of clothing to the fabric using simplicol Colour Fixative expert. The fixative is specifically designed for Textile Dye expert and can only be used with this product. Sadly, we are not aware of any product that can fix bleeding clothing.