DIY - How to use Rit All Purpose Liquid Dye

DIY - How to use Rit All Purpose Liquid Dye

My recipe for a single Mego item:

Note: I lay down paper towels under bowls in case of splashing. Also don't add hot water to second bowl. Wait the 20 minutes after first process or the water will cool down.
Dish Detergent
2-Bowls of hot water. Size should be something you can cook a single can of soup in. 
3-4 cap fulls of Color Dye
1/4 white vinegar
2 cap fulls of ColorStay
Metal spoon
Paper Towels (To catch splashing)
1 Timer

Dying Process:

Start off with 1 bowl filled with about 32 oz of hot water. 
Add 1/4 cup of white vinegar
Add 1 drop of Dish Detergent
Add about 3-4 cap fulls of dye. It depends on color. Use dipped paper towel to measure color.
Wet the fabric with clear hot water, water can be from tap before beginning.
Set the fabric in the dye mix and stir occasionally for about 20 minutes. I use a timer for this. 

Colorstay Process:

Add about 32 oz of clear hot water to second bowl 
Add 2 caps full of Colorstay then mix.
Take the dyed fabric out of the dye bowl and set in Colorstay bowl.
Stir it occasionally for another 20 minutes. Timer used again
Remove fabric and rinse under cold water until it runs clear.
Allow to air dry.

Note: During the second 20 minute wait I dispose of the dye water in my basement drain. Use what you want but don't dye your lawn by tossing it in the yard.  

If dying fabric use Rit Dye. If Dying Rubber or plastics, use Rit Dyemore following the same steps as above

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