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Pale grey uggs have gone a bit grubby looking but otherwise in good condition, thought I would dye them a darker grey. I know you can buy special suede dye but as I'm lazy, and I've already put them in the washing machine and they survived, I thought it might try machine dye. Would this work do you think, or would the dye not take? Anyone got any succesful Ugg dying stories?
Haha! As I've washed them before (not very well thought out country walk resulting in very muddy Uggs) I don't think it will ruin them, just thought they might not take the colour. I suppose they might get unevenly dyed though, which would not be good.
I suspect I have the same boots. I don't wish to dye them now, but if they last a long time I might in the future wish to freshen them up so if you're giving it a go then i'd be grateful to learn from you! Could you do a before and after pic?
Honestly it's ace stuff @dudsville Best thing is to clean them with a suede brush as this gets rid of dirt and gets the suede ready to be absorbant and wipe the soles with a damp cloth, then the dylon dye is sort of an alcohol based dye (I stuffed the boots with newspaper as it's quite liquid) you just paint on the dye and leave overnight to dry and hey presto - boots that look almost new again