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Retayne

Anti-bleeding rinse

 4.55 ( 22 review )
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#RET4
  4 oz.
$2.89
#RET16
  16 oz.
$7.49
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Use this product to 'fix' dyes in commercially purchased solid colored cotton fabrics or clothing to prevent color bleeding during washing. Also use to add washfastness to your own dyeing. Particularly valuable to quilters. Soak fabrics in Retayne before washing them for the first time. Use one teaspoon per yard of fabric in a HOT (at least 140º F)  soak for 20-30 minutes, with enough water to cover the fabric, then wash in hot water and Synthrapol to get out any remaining, unfixed dye. If you don't do this last step with the Synthrapol, then only wash in cool water rinse and cool water for the life of the fabric. You do risk some fading when using the Synthrapol and hot water, as it will remove any remaining "fugitive" dye.

Further info: Retayne and Dharma Dye Fixative act to swell and positively "charge" dye molecules to improve adherence to fabric. Effective with Fiber Reactive, Direct and Acid dyes. The penalty can be some reduced lightfastness.

Dharma Dye Fixative is a comparable product to Retayne but can be purchased in larger, more economical sizes.

Made in: UNITED STATES (USA)

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22 Reviews
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MOST HELPFUL REVIEWS
9/28/2009
5
Retayne seems to do exactly what is claimed - set color. I used it on a beautiful rayon dress that had been tie-died but wasn't wearable because the colors weren't set. I used Retayne then another product to remove any excess die and now I can wear this gorgeous dress. Thanks!
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3/12/2010
5
Used this on a quilt when I discovered that one of the fabrics (which were not prewashed) was not colorfast. Worked perfectly and the quilt is now finished and on my daughters bed.
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9/15/2009
5
I am using this on many rayon and cotton tie-dyed and batik items that we bought commercially and find to be very runny this stopped that problem and now we can wash with everything else.
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7/29/2010
4
Good stuff but I didn't see better results than when I just used Synthropol.
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2 of 3 users found this review helpful.
7/4/2010
5
I have used this product before. Beats the price of the sheet you have to buy. It works the same.
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MOST RECENT REVIEWS
7/22/2015
3
Haven't used it yet.
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3/6/2015
5
Came much sooner than expected. exactly asdecribed.
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9/16/2014
5
Thank goodness for Retayne. It does a beautiful job of Keeping the dye on the cotton and it seals the dye in.
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9/3/2014
5
I have used this product for years particularly to stabilize the dye in new commercially dyed dark red or blue clothing (think jeans). It does a pretty good job at that. It does a GREAT job at stabilizing dye particles in home dying projects.
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4/23/2014
5
seems to help prevent color runs.
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6/12/2013
5
I always have it
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10/10/2011
5
This product performed as described. I was very happy that I did not have to scrap that backing for my quilt.
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7/11/2011
5
I have used this product before and think it is great.
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You can combine cotton and rayon clothing & accessories to get the greatest discounts. Your discount is figured on the total number of cotton and rayon items we ship, not how many of each type, style or size. Mix and match them to get the best discount.

Example; adding 1 each of 12 different T-shirts in size Large should give you the 12+ price on all 12 shirts.

Example; adding 12 pieces of 4 different sizes of a garment should give you the 36+ price on all 4 sizes.

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