Which Wedding Dress Fabrics will Dye Best?
Tips from The Original Gown Dyeing Experts
A reminder that we don't expect you to know any of this! Our dye experts will guide you through identifying your fabric and sharing our expectations in your complimentary consult. This information is merely for your indulgence, so don't feel overwhelmed!
With the Renegade Dye Lab now open (to bridal gowns beyond our own collection of nontraditional delights with pops of color), it has become necessary to back up and share a bit of education with brides about which fabrics dye best or not at all, stretch and shrink, and all kinds of textile science fun.
- Guide to Best FABRICS for Dyeing, here,
- Best STYLES for Dyeing
- When To Alter
- When Your Gown Has MIXED Fibers
- Dyeing Over Existing Color
- Our Process
- Our Expertise
We never promise a result without your swatch test. Gown dyeing is both an art and science. There is finesse involved, and an element of imperfection typical of hand work arises - a wrinkle that takes pigment and leaves a line, perhaps. If you're looking for a guarantee of perfection, printing your ombre might be a better solution.