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Have a pair of jeans - like the cut and fit, but not so keen on the wash, which is a bit too distressed for my liking: it's distressing me, put it that way! Am thinking of dyeing them a denimy-indigo colour - I seem to recall Dylon used to do a range you could use in the washing machine. Has anyone tried this? Did it work? And where can I get the dye from? TIA
I dye jeans using Dylon, I just did a pair today and I'm so pleased with them! You can get Dylon from most supermarkets, at the soap powder aisle.
I love Next jeans but they do like to ruin a good pair of jeans with seriously hideous fading and distressing. White stripes running down my arse? No thanks. They fit me so well I buy them and dye them!
Yep done it, make sure the dye doesn't get stuck in the rubbery bit of the washing machine door, and if it does, don't drag out a massive heavy load full of expensive bed linen thus staining it blue and having to bleach it out
I have just done some jeans of mine along with some of my DS's trousers which were looking a bit faded. They look a bit 70s now to me (well they are flares), but it worked really well-nice even colour. The stitching won't dye, so when the jeans are dyed darker, the stitching stands out even more. In my opinion, dye is best for refreshing things i.e. dying in a similar colour to what they already are.