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Can I dye iron-marks out of my lovely silk dress?

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Violetroses Fri 26-Apr-13 22:38:50

My favourite turquoise 100% silk dress has pale ironing marks on it (am terrible slattern and thought I'd avoid the dry-cleaning costs...).

Dry cleaners say they can't do anything. But can I try cold dyeing it with Dyelon? Or is it likely the fabric's been properly damaged?

Would appreciate any help - have a wedding next month and can't find anything else I like better....

Ohhelpohnoitsa Fri 26-Apr-13 23:41:40

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Violetroses Sat 27-Apr-13 00:17:04

Ooh, thanks for answering!

Silver coin theory is interesting...will have a go. Marks aren't brown, more a yellowy green. Will order some dye and give it a go. As you say. Have nothing to lose...

BobStrangeNameforaGirl Sat 27-Apr-13 13:56:41

For future ref, silk should be damp when you iron it. Just use a water spray (I definitely can't afford the dry cleaners!) for beautiful results.

Hope the coin works, no idea about the dye tho. Sorry.

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