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Alter Ego Dyes Kit

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  Alter Ego Dyes Kit
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Alter Ego Dyes Kit is currently on sale! Get it for 10% off, now through December 31st!

These Alter Ego Dyes, which are also sold individually in lots more colors, are tailored specifically for dyeing patterned Silk/Rayon blends, like Devore Satin or Cut Rayon Silk Velvet where the backing is silk and the pattern overlay is rayon satin or rayon velvet pile. Alter Ego dyes provide colors for the silk fibers, and colors for the rayon fibers. You choose one of each, and pour them both into the dye bath with your fabric or scarf, vinegar, salt and fixative, and shazam! beautifully dyed in the 2 colors you chose.

The silk dye only dyes the silk fibers, and the rayon dye only dyes the rayon fibers. Check out the pics above to see examples. Absolutely fabulous results, and so easy to use even a blind-folded crazy man in a straight jacket could do it! Just throw everything into a pot on the stove, simmer and stir for about 30 minutes and booyah! If you like cut silk/rayon velvet or devore satin goods, in any form, you have to try these dyes! The results are fantastic, and they are so easy to use you will love them.

Alter Ego Dyes Kit contains:
3 50ml Alter Ego dyes: 3 50ml Dupont Dyes:
  • #1(725) - Jonquille
  • #3(435) - Garance
  • #7(241) - Bleu Infini
  • #717 Jaune Primaire
  • #221 Cyan
  • #420 Carmin
 
Kit also includes:
  • 50ml Vinegar
  • 50 ml Fixative
  • 1 Droppers
  • 2 Portion cups
  • Instructions
Made in: FRANCE (FR)

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MOST HELPFUL REVIEWS
2/8/2008
3
I'm just finishing up my first three devore scarves using this kit. The instructions are well written and easy to follow but the colors that are needed for the recommended combinations are not all included in the kit. I would have to buy those separately to achieve their suggestions. So I had to experiment which I didnt really want to do seeing as how expensive the kit is. Also the droppers for measuring dyes were very difficult to read so I wasnt too sure how much of the dyes I had added to the pot. But having said that the colors that I tried were vivid and satisfying. The only one I didnt like was a silk bluered combo for purple with a yellow for the viscose. The purple deffinatly muddied the yellow. What would make this a great kit is if there were combinations of colors and amount of dyes used for each combo that used the colors in the kit. There was a deffinate chemical ordor in the room so i would strongly advise good ventilation.
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12 of 12 users found this review helpful.
6/21/2010
4
These are just so much fun like having a kid's chemistry set! I wish I had a bit more understanding of the proportions needed for the size scarf but experimenting is part of the adventure. I can see making these for gifts because everyone loves them and I sold the first one I ever made. Warning: using the kit will make you want more colors after the first few scarves - they are THAT much fun!
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6 of 6 users found this review helpful.
8/29/2008
5
Being a beginner I was VERY skeptical. But the result were gorgeous and exactly what I imagined they would be. Very simple very vibrant beautiful colors. Can't wait to use them again
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5 of 5 users found this review helpful.
8/15/2011
5
Fabulous products! I just wish I had checked your your online step by step instructions instead of following the brochures' instructions. And this is because the recommended amount of dye to be used is vastly different far more economical to do it your way and the end result is more attractive in terms of colour too. So thank you!
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3 of 3 users found this review helpful.
6/21/2010
5
I LOVE this product!! I am a weaver so I put on a silk warp and wove with rayon. Fantastic.
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3 of 3 users found this review helpful.
MOST RECENT REVIEWS
1/2/2014
5
I had a wonderful time with this kit. There was enough dye to get a good idea how this process works and to know if you want to delve in further. I will!
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1 of 1 users found this review helpful.
12/26/2013
5
Was a really fun product.
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0 of 0 users found this review helpful.
12/21/2013
5
Easy to do and lots of fun! Beautiful results even from a "mistake"
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1 of 1 users found this review helpful.
12/21/2013
4
Worked but needs a bit of practice.
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1 of 1 users found this review helpful.
12/21/2013
5
Tried this for the first time. I followed the directions for using mason jars. The scarves turned out great. Lots of fun and easy.
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1 of 1 users found this review helpful.
2/23/2013
5
Fantastic fun! Customers loved the results. When dying though the amounts of dye needed to get the intensity I wanted ended up being costly. About $6 of product per 12x72 Devore Satin Scarf. The step by step instructions and having all the needed components in one set were helpful to me though. Now that I know what I'm doing I'll buy in bulk next time.
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1 of 1 users found this review helpful.
1/16/2013
5
Dyed 2 scarves for Christmas gifts. The colors came out very bright and the process was very simple and quick.
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12/16/2011
5
Made several scarves that were silkrayon velvet devore and silk satin chiffon and was delighted with the results. One of each in each dye pot and the results were very beautiful and very different for each fabric type.
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