Rit Fast Fade Powder - 1 lb
- Product ID: RITFFP-1LB
- Manufacturer: Rit
Weight: 1 lb
- Usage: Fades & desaturates color by providing a vintage or weathered result
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Why did you choose this?
My comforter has a polyester top and bottom. It is multicolor with a coastal pattern. The color are too bright. Will this
product provide consistent lightening over
the whole quilt without bleeding or
BEST ANSWER: I personally wouldn't try to tone down the print this way. Rit Fast Fade is a very caustic, powerful oxidant that actually tears down the fabric (wears it out). I don't know how the polyester fill would do, and after you use the product, the clothing/item smells strongly like chlorine. I wouldn't treat a comforter with it. Why not buy a duvet cover for the comforter instead -- something you like better than its original print.
How does ‘this compare to the original “Soft & Fade”?
BEST ANSWER: It hurts me to say it, but I haven’t done the experiment yet. But that is why I bought it.
It sounds like trying to fade new bandanas is not a good idea?
BEST ANSWER: I faded a brand new pair of jeans and it worked out beautifully
Does this damage the material ?
BEST ANSWER: In order to oxidize color from the material, it is what would be considered a fairly harsh chemical product, which is why you have to use it with caution (e.g., don't inhale the powder). Denim used to make jeans is a tough fabric and can stand a lot of wear and tear. I would not use this product on delicate or thin fabrics. I used it on a pair of dark navy cotton knit shorts that I didn't like the color of, and they came out a lighter blue, and now I wear them often. They were like sweatshirt material, so I decided to go ahead, and it worked out fine. Anything like jeans or made of a thick, heavy material will probably be okay, if your goal is to fade the color out. You can also control immersion time by way of the agitation cycle of your machine. Keep repeating or minimize.
how to use this product?
BEST ANSWER: Here's Rit's directions:
1. Fill the washer with the hottest water available with enough water to ensure items are completely covered with water.
2. Add your regular laundry detergent in the same amount you would use for a laundry load of the same size.
3. Carefully add Fast Fade, pouring just above the water level to avoid spreading the powder or creating dust. Do not inhale any Fade Fast dust. Agitate for at least 30 seconds or until powder is completely dissolved.
4. Add unbuttoned and unzipped items to washer and agitate for 40 minutes. This will require resetting washer control before water empties. During the process, keep the washer lid closed and after the long agitation period, allow washer to complete normal cycle.
5. Reset washer for full cycle; wash items with detergent. The items can be tumble dried in your dryer or line dried.
Amount to Use: For a light "fade" use 3 1/2 scoops per washer load. For a heavy "fade" use 7 scoops per washer load.
what are the ingredients in this product?
BEST ANSWER: Product Ingredients Listed:
My washer is the version that does not fill up, it using limited amounts of water. Can I use the Rit Fast Fade in a 5-gallon bucket to fade jeans if so how is it done it safely and with complete consistency?
BEST ANSWER: We can't say for sure if this would work or the safety of it, so we suggest contacting Rit: www.ritstudio.com/contact
Can it be used in cold water?
BEST ANSWER: This product should be used in hot water.
Is this the same product as the original Soft & Fade?
Works great on blue jeans, but not on black
November 1, 2018
over 2 years ago
This stuff is terrible! Instead of fading the denim it completely bleached out in certain spots, completely ruining two pairs of jeans!
February 11, 2019
3 months ago
Don’t know yet !!!
The instructions aren’t really clear. I bought it to fade a jean vest evenly all over. Do I put it a bath tub with hot water or what? I would appreciate any suggestions.
August 18, 2018
10 months ago