Dyeing a Nylon Dress

I would like to know how to dye a bridemother's dress made of nylon, it is of cream color. I would like to turn it into dark blue or maroon.

Thanks,
Luise from Detroit, MI

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September 14, 20060 found this helpful

In my experience, natural fabrics like silk and cotton, can dye well. Nylon, Rayon, Polyester etc. do not. Is there a specific dye for NYLON? I don't know - but just letting you know from my experiences so far.

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September 15, 20060 found this helpful

call the people at rit dye and see if they make a dye just for synthetic fabrics. i haven't seen any on the market but that doesn't mean it doesn't exsist. good luck

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September 15, 20060 found this helpful

Synthetics are very hard to impossible to dye.

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September 16, 20060 found this helpful

I agree with everyone else. If you do try to dye it, prepare yourself that it may not turn out. Good luck!

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