SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Forum > Fabrics and more... > Retayne and mulitcolor fabric ( Moderated by CynthiaSue)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Retayne and mulitcolor fabric
Is Retayne only for solid color fabric?
CathrynR
star
CathrynR  Friend of PR
Intermediate
NH USA
Member since 6/26/08
Posts: 779
Send Message

      



Date: 7/20/13 11:19 AM

I have a multicolored plaid/check pima cotton which I am planning on using for a casual top, before preshrinking I was wondering if I could use Retayne to set the different colors in the fabric, or can Retayne only be used on solid color fabrics?

nancy2001
starstarstarstar
nancy2001  Friend of PR
Advanced
AL USA
Member since 12/3/05
Posts: 6432
Send Message

      



In reply to CathrynR <<


Date: 7/20/13 2:53 PM

I'm not familiar with Retayne, but if it sets colors, it should probably work as well on prints as it does on solids. One thing you can do is conduct an experiment beforehand. Simply cut a swatch of fabric, treat it with Retayne, wash it the same way you plan to when you preshrink it, and see what you think. Hope this helps.

------
No sewing project is ever a complete success nor a total failure.

CathrynR
star
CathrynR  Friend of PR
Intermediate
NH USA
Member since 6/26/08
Posts: 779
Send Message

      



In reply to nancy2001 <<


Date: 7/22/13 12:32 PM

Thank you for the suggestion. I have since posting read a descriptive advertisement for Retayne and it says for solid color fabric. But, I may just try a swatch anyway to see what happens.

nancy2001
starstarstarstar
nancy2001  Friend of PR
Advanced
AL USA
Member since 12/3/05
Posts: 6432
Send Message

      



In reply to CathrynR <<


Date: 7/22/13 12:48 PM

I'm glad you found some information. Good luck with your experiment.

------
No sewing project is ever a complete success nor a total failure.

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Fabrics and more... >> Retayne and mulitcolor fabric

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Fun with Fitting - PANTS
Fun with Fitting - PANTS

Register

Bust Adjustments
Bust Adjustments

Register

Au Bonheur des Petites Mains 20013

photo
by: Dilliander

Review
Checkbook Cover

Checkbook Cover

Buy Now
Jamie Christina Mission Maxi Pattern (JC312MM)

Jamie Christina Mission Maxi Pattern (JC312MM)

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.