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Cushing Perfection Direct Dyes

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For many years Cushing’s Perfection Dye was a “union” type dye, designed to be suitable for a variety of plant, animal and synthetic fibers. In response to the changing availability of raw materials and to increase the effectiveness and ease of use of our dyes, we reformulated them into two types, acid and direct. Acid dyes are suitable for wool, mohair, and nylon. Direct dyes are the better choice for cottons and cellulose materials, plus linen and rayon. Silk dyes best with one type or the other, depending on the particular characteristics of the silk.

These dyes are for cotton, linen, hemp and other plant fibers, including basket reed. Each half ounce jar will dye two pounds of fiber.

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5.0

Easy and non-nervewracking

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  • Simple Procedure

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    Comments about Cushing's Perfection Direct Dyes:

    I had knitted two sweaters in which I wasn't thrilled with the orange yarn color. Knowing that the celluosic fibers would take dye, I bought the Cushings Perfection for rayon/cotton/linen. The salt is needed to help set the dye permanently so you'll need a box of plain salt. I weighed the sweaters so I knew I could do both with the one dye package. The process was very simple on the stove (we have a front-loading washer and I didn't think it would fill with enough water to dye well). After dyeing, I rinsed the sweaters in a 5-gallon bucket with cool water, but a large sink would also work. The color I chose, Scarlet, is intensely bright red; dye came out very even and with little hassle. I recommend removing any buttons or embellishments before dying so they aren't damaged. Dyeing with cheaper home dyes has never worked great for me as the dye has never taken that well or lasted, but the Cushings worked beautifully and I'm super pleased. I would consider freshening up other wardrobe items by a quick color change, if it were always this easy.

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