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How to Dye a Used Shirt

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  1. How to Dye a Used Shirt, How to Dye a Used Shirt: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • The dye used for this guide is Rit DyeMore.

    • Buy the product and make sure to read the instructions on the bottle.

    • Weigh your shirt & follow instructions on the bottle according to weight to determine how much dye is needed.

    • Pre-wash your clothing item and prepare your materials and work area.

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    • Add enough water in a stainless steel pot to let the clothing item move freely.

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    • Add 1 tsp of dish detergent to the pot.

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    • Cover the pot and let the water reach close to boiling temperature ~200 degrees Fahrenheit.

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    • Add the desired amount of dye that was measured via the bottle to the water and turn the stove top temperature to simmer.

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    • Place wet clothing item in the solution.

    • Stir slowly for 10 minutes.

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    • After the desired color is achieved, remove the item from the solution.

    • Rinse the clothing item with warm water.

    • Gradually use cooler water until the water runs clear.

    • Wash the clothing item in warm water.

    • Dry and enjoy your new clothing item!

Conclusion

Enjoy your new wardrobe!

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