Dye your blue jeans to black
Dye Your Blue Jeans to Black, If you have pair of jeans that have faded out and want to buy pair of black jeans, what about saving money and dying those old jeans into black? We will show you how easy it is in this article. Dye your jeans to black – Salomón Juan Marcos Villarreal
“Another particularity of jeans is that you can make plenty of modifications to them at home, such as adding embellishments, dying them or recycles them to turn an old pair into new garments or articles to use at home”, thinks Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of Grupo Denim.
If you have a comfortable old pair of jeans, here it is what you have to do if you want to dye them to black:
- If you do want to keep the brand tag, remove it before you dye your jeans, you can sew back once you finish.
- Buy a bottle of liquid black dye at a store and follow the instructions carefully. Depending on the size of the jeans, you might need 2 bottles.
- Find a good place to dye your jeans, it should be free in case of splashes, such as outside or in a bathtub.
- Put newspapers on the dyeing station you have chosen.
- Fill a stockpot with three-fourths of water and set it on a stove.
- While the water is boiling, put your jeans in cool water.
- Put your jeans on a bucket and pour the boiling water too.
- Add the bottle of dye carefully and mix it with a stick or a spoon.
- Submerge your jeans on the liquid for around 10 minutes; keep them on a circular motion for an even dying job.
- Let your jeans rest for an hour on the bucket.
- After you have dyed your jeans, wash them in a rinse cycle twice, then wash them with mild detergent.
- Clean the wash machine.
- Let your jeans hang out to dry, as dryers will make the dye fade out faster.
“Jeans last for ages, so whenever you feel like they need a twist, you can modify them and make them look completely different”, added Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal.
Dye your jeans to black – Salomón Juan Marcos Villarreal