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Thread: To dye fabric or not to dye fabric

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    Quote Originally Posted by salmonsweet
    Ow wow, great thread. So much information here! I keep flirting with dyeing, maybe soon. Thank you all for posting.

    Are Procion dyes as washfast as commercial fabrics? I'm wondering whether I could use hand-dyed fabrics together with others in quilts that would get used and washed...
    yes you can used hand dyed and commercial fabrics together and they will hold up to washing.

    i treat all my hand dyed fabrics with retayne to prevent any bleeding of the dye.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fabric_fancy
    yes you can used hand dyed and commercial fabrics together and they will hold up to washing.

    i treat all my hand dyed fabrics with retayne to prevent any bleeding of the dye.
    Thank you! :

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