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Ask the Crafts Dept. : Set Dyed Fabric & Prevent Bleeding

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Ed Mitby asks: I recently was in India and purchased several tablecloths and table settings that apparently are made with vegetable dye. Supposedly you are supposed to soak these in salt water before washing to prevent bleeding, but how much salt, what water temperature, and how long? Very good question! I didn’t know the answer …