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my3punkins2005 06-24-2006 07:50 PM

BG and wool dyeing questions
 
I would really love to dye my white bumgenius and a few of my aristocrat wool covers but i really don't want to mess them up :blush: so mama's help me out! what dye should i use how much ANY ADVICE OR TIPS would be great :thumbsup: (i am really nervious about dyeing my crats )

upstategirl 06-24-2006 08:14 PM

Re: BG and wool dyeing questions
 
I think on the second or third page of this board there is directions on how to dye using kool aide. I'm sure someone who owns a shop where they sell wool would know. I was going to ask almost the same question. Mine was going to be how do you dye using natural materials.

aimee 06-24-2006 10:15 PM

Re: BG and wool dyeing questions
 
For my BG's I used 3 packages of kool-aid 1 cup vinegar a pot of almost boiling water (I put the ka and vinegar in the water when it was almost boiling) then I turned the stove down to med-low put the diaper in and let it sit for about 30mins. I did stir it to make sure it got the color everywhere.

I also have dyed a pair of wool shorties with ka, I just didn't put any vinegar in the water. Both turned out great.

rowynne 06-25-2006 11:52 AM

Re: BG and wool dyeing questions
 
I did what Aimee did with my BG the other day (Had 1 lone white one). Just dyed 4 more tonight, 2 were white & 2 others were dingy other colors that needed redone...icky yellow & orange) I used Cherry and its REALLY bright. They are washing right now. I used grape for the one I did the other day. It was really easy.


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