So if you have a green bag, your shoes can be a different shade of green. It could work, but a more understated red would work better than a bold, bright red shirt. High Wedge Heel Shoe Boot. On little pop is enough to make your outfit stand out.
They are very cute, but I think would be more practical if the background was more of a taupe color. Can I send u a pic of these to see what you think? Almost like the type they would use on sheets? Same type of weave rather I guess. I would appreciate your input! Please email me so I can maybe send you a pic and see what you think. Thanks a million in advance! This tutorial is just that — a tutorial. I used RIT crystal dye mixed with rubbing alcohol let crystals fall to bottom before painting and a sponge tip brush.
It is working out very well and I have a lot of control over the concentration of dye. Hope this helps anyone who needs it! I have a pair of purple satin shoes with matching clutch bag that were bought for my sons wedding and was wondering if they would be able to be dyed black, as we cruise quite a bit they would be worn much more than they are now.
I have Taupe color shoes can I make It lighter Taupe color as it is not matching my dress. I need to find someone to dye a pair of satin shoe for me…I have searched the internet and cannot find a place to have this done. Thank you so much for this tutorial! I have a question about making the shoe lighter so it can show the different colour better.
Thanks in advance and have a wonderful day! Bleach will seriously damage all shoe materials and significantly shorten their lifespan. Hello, I have just purchased a pair of Rainbow Club Dyable satin shoes. I wish to dye them navy blue, however they have diamonte and petals on them is it possible to dye these without damageing them Thank you for your assistance x. I have a pair of mint green Vans shoes that are pretty faded. I am looking to dye them with fabric dye, but i would like to know if it would be a good idea to bleach them before i do.
Would it make it easier to dye if they are bleached lighter? Detergents and bleach will all seriously weaken the fabric of your shoe, and should be used as little as possible.
You can try to re-dye, but it may not work well because the detergent will already have affected the fabric. Do you use fixative after dying silk shoes or try to seam set them in some way to prevent fading and bleeding? I want to dye them a royal blue as my something blue for my wedding. There is a shoe hospital here in Austin that everyone is recommending me to but they have horrible Yelp reviews and warnings to not go there not for dye jobs but for shoe sole repair, heel repair etc.
Was wondering how I could dye these since I am indeed dying them darker and they are not across from each other on the color wheel. Any suggestions or should I just give it a spin on the shoe roulette wheel and go to the austin shoe hospital? I have a pair of dyeable wedding shoes that I bought at a thrift store for my daughters wedding. They have a couple stains on them and an ornament on the toe. They are off white. The stains are not real noticeable and I would just like to brighten them up a bit.
Like using the same color of dye. Just wondering about the ornament as well. You may find this tutorial helpful though: Is there absolutely no way for me to dye these pale light pastel green shoes to a royal blue color myself? THe fabric of the shoe is satin and chiffon wrapping. I just cant imagine having to pay full price for these shoes and add on top of that the price of the pale shoes I already have.
Perhaps you could do this and just try with a very small batch of dye? You are a saint! Seriously, thanks for the help. I hope someone has given you a halo somewhere along the way! The woman has a life! Many of the questions asked got no response. Imagine if you were the one writing the tutorial and all you got was questions that were answered before they were even asked!
You might ask yourself why bother? I learned a LOT! And also, please forgive me if I have overstepped my bounds! Thanks for this article! I have been on a hopeless search for orange wedding shoes. Painting worked great, and we used a hair dryer between coats. The plan is to give them some time to dry then generously scotchgard just to be sure.
Glad it is working for you! Thanks so much for coming back with input and suggestions for others! They are just the products I would try first. Hello, I was wondering if it would be a good idea to attempt and dye red suede shoes to a burgundy. Just wondering how the color would workout. I have a pair of satin shoes these: What do you think? They are mostly white and silver but do have some accent colors. Do you think the black dye will be able to darken or black out everything? Or would it be a waste of time?
If the running shoes are different colours, they are almost certainly treated with a finisher that will keep them from successfully taking dye. I have a pair of navy blue shoes, the fabric is the one they use on vans; but last week, while i was washing them, I accidentally used a brush that had bleach lmao, can they be dye to black? Do you have a suggestion on what type of dye to use when dyeing shoes? Do you have any tips for dyeing shoes that criss-cross?
I prefer iDye as a dye. I dyed my nylon dress turquoise but it came out kelly green. My daughter dyed her satin bridal shoes blue but they came out purple.
Did you pre-test the dye you mixed up on fabric samples of the same fibre as your dress and shoes to ensure the dye was dyeing true? Were your dress and shoes white, or another colour. If the shoes were slightly pinkish, it would make a blue dye look purple. Thanks for this comprehensive tutorial! I want to dye lots of things now, but mainly… I have these incredibly comfy Mootsies Tootsies natural linen and jute espadrilles.
Of course, I now want to buy a few more pairs and dye them to expand my work wardrobe for my casual-but-closed-toed office. Your input is greatly appreciated! Hi I have a pair of champagne coloured shoes and I was wondering if they could be dyed or is there another way of changing them back to white? Possible a silly question but I have the perfect shoes but not the right colour. No, sorry, you cannot change a fabric shoe from a darker colour to a lighter colour, only from a lighter to a darker.
I have a particular shoe I would like to dye for my daughter as she is going to be the flower girl. I am having difficulty finding the color I need. I found white dress sandal. Crafted in synthetic leather and would like to dye it Fushia. How would I go about doing this and finding the right color.
You may find this tutorial helpful for dyeing synthetic leather: Not a lighter colour but a darker one. Would it be possible for me to dye them with red and get the result that I want? Or should I just use fabric paint instead just to be safe? It was exactly what I was after…but… I am attempting to dye just one pair of shoes. To use an entire packet of dye seems a bit excessive.
Would I just use a portion of the pack? That depends entirely on the colour you want. You do want your dye to be quite saturated, because it is only being painted on the shoe, rather than being soaked in it. You can start with a partial packet and keep adding dye and testing until you achieve the right colour. This is how you dye fabric shoes.
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