Rit Dye - Black # 15 Liquid
- Product ID: RIT15L RIT15L
- Manufacturer: Rit
Weight: 8 Fluid Oz
- Usage: Use 1 bottle for 2 lbs dry fabric. For dark or bright colors, double dye quantity. Add 1 cup salt to dye bath for cotton, rayon, ramie, linen, or blends. Polyester or acrylic blends dye lighter. Not recommended for 100% polyester, acrylic, or fabrics with special finishes, rubber-backing, cold water wash, or labeled Dry Clean Only.
For more information, see our Rit All-Purpose Dye Product Guide.
Black Liquid Rit Dye can be used in a variety of dyeing applications, but is most popular for restoring the color of faded black clothing. You can also mix it with other colors of dye to create custom colors for your project.
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Why did you choose this?
I have a biker jeans with silver buttons and zippers made of metal. Will it effect that?
BEST ANSWER: No, this dye should not affect the metal parts of your jeans.
Can you dye canvas seat covers made from 12oz canvas? and if so do you sell this product in large quantities such as 2 or 4L bottles?
BEST ANSWER: We sell this in a larger quantity but in powder form. It works the same but would probably be better for your application since you need a large amount.
How much water with 8 oz bottle dyeing black tee and black jeans ???
BEST ANSWER: We suggest 3 gallons of water.
can i use black dye to dye a navy blue hoodie????
BEST ANSWER: Yes. Dyed over navy, the black might have a blue tint to it. You can try Rit Color Remover first to get a truer black.
Can you make fabric Gray with black dye?
BEST ANSWER: If diluted enough, possibly. However, the more diluted the dye bath is, the less likely the fabric is to retain the color. We recommend using a gray dye.
I want to dye the fabric on my dining room chairs, without removing it, would This black dye work for that, I will not be able to hot water rinse after use. Will it stair clothes once dry if i sit on it, will color rub off?
BEST ANSWER: We would not recommend using this dye if the fabric cannot be removed.
Can I dye a black silk jacket that has faded ?
BEST ANSWER: This will dye silk, but if the item is dry clean only, we wouldn't recommend it. This dye requires hot water for the best results, especially when dyeing to dark colors.
Can you send to another country ?
BEST ANSWER: We ship all over the world. To view international shipping rates, add the desired items to your cart and proceed to the checkout process. Near the Billing Information section, check the box which states "Billing/Shipping outside the US?". This will calculate shipping rates for you once the shipping address is entered in the form.
can I dye fabric shoes?
BEST ANSWER: Yes, depending on the shoe and content of the fabric.
Can I add black rit dye to soft black paint to make it darker?
BEST ANSWER: We don't recommend that.
Can I use it in cloth black vans shoes with brown rubber bottom?
BEST ANSWER: Yes, you can use this dye on cloth shoes. The Rit dye may dye the rubber somewhat, but it probably will not be noticeable on brown rubber. To be sure, you can put a waterproof tape or even Vaseline on the rubber when dyeing.
Hello looking to dye a bikini bottom made from materials Lyrca, Vita and polyester. Would you guys recommend me using this?
BEST ANSWER: The particular dye wouldn't work, but Rit Dyemore Synthetic Dye may work. It might not be possible to get a true black because polyester doesn't absorb the dye as well as other types of materials. See this tutorial on how to use it and how it works on different fibers: www.onlinefabricstore.net/makersmill/rit-dyemore-synthetic-fiber-dye
Do I use cool water or hot water to dye fabric?
BEST ANSWER: Use hot water, nearly boiling, if possible.
What is the ingredients of Rit liquid dye?
BEST ANSWER: Sodium chloride, proprietary dyes, and water.
Does this just enhance color?
BEST ANSWER: The color will be affected by the original color of the fabric. Starting with white fabric, the range of colors is nearly limitless. But if you have a blue fabric, for example, you could not dye it red. It would come out more of a purple. If you want to dye a blue fabric black, this may be possible, though the resulting black might have a blue tint.
After u finish out with cold water can u wash fabric is washer ?After applying the RIT
BEST ANSWER: While hand washing is best for things that get dyed, you should be able to wash your fabric in the washer. We recommend using this fixative in addition to help retain as much dye as possible.
Can you use this on dyeable pump shoes? If so how would you dye them?
After dyeing my carpet will rit dye stay permanently?
BEST ANSWER: Rit dye is not recommended for use on carpet. It will dye cotton, other natural fibers, and nylon, but if your carpet is made out of any other fiber, it won't work. Rit dye also has to be very hot to work properly, and it's best to submerge the item in the dye, especially when trying to achieve a dark color like black.
How to dye a short length of cotton rope?
I'm trying to dye a stretchy belt. Will this work?
BEST ANSWER: It depends on the material, but because it's stretchy, I'm guessing it's made out of a synthetic material. If this is the case, it won't dye.
Update: We now carry Rit DyeMore, which works on polyester and other synthetic fibers. Find it in the Rit dye section: www.onlinefabricstore.net/brand-rit.aspx?product=fabric-dyes
How much water?
BEST ANSWER: Depends on what you're dyeing. The general rule of thumb is for 1 pound of dry fabric (about 3 yards), you need 3 gallons of water and half a bottle of liquid dye. For dark or saturated colors, double the amount of dye to 1 bottle.