Some people add salt to a load of clothes to set the color while some swear by the idea that adding distilled white vinegar to the wash or rinse water will set the dye. Even though you have put it through the dryer i still think you ll be able to improve the situation if not mostly fix it.
Using a clean white cloth sponge the stain with the detergent ammonia solution.
How to get red dye out of white fabric. Instructions for soaking dye stained clothing soak the stained items mix a solution of oxygen bleach and cool water in a washtub or sink following the product instructions. Mix one teaspoon of liquid hand dishwashing detergent and one tablespoon of ammonia with two cups of warm water. Step 2 saturate a clean sponge with the mixture and blot the entire dye stain with it.
Step 3 allow your garment to air dry. I just washed the white rug again separately and that removed the dye. As polyester fabrics cannot tolerate high heat use cool to warm water.
Wait 1 minute then blot dry and look for any color change. Make a mixture of two cups warm water one tablespoon liquid dish soap and one tablespoon white vinegar. Hi lisa it sounds like red dye has bleed into the gray and white fabric in your quilt.
Launder your garment according to the directions on the care tag. No change means you can safely treat the quilt. Submerge the stained items and allow them to soak for at least eight hours.
Follow these steps to remove red dye stains from washable fabrics such as acrylic fabric cotton linen modacrylic nylon olefin polyester and spandex. Use this method and allow yourself three whole days of rinsing and repeating. Sometimes it takes a while for the dye to come out.
Don t waste your time or resources. Soak the item in a solution of 1 quart warm water 1 2 teaspoon liquid dishwashing or laundry detergent and 1 tablespoon ammonia for 30 minutes. I have a red rug and a white rug that i washed together and the red dye bled onto the white rug.
Unfortunately neither method will work reliably to prevent dye bleeding from clothes or fabrics that have already been commercially dyed. Add 1 teaspoons clorox regular bleach 2 to cup water and apply a drop to a each color fabric used for the quilt in as discreet area as possible or ideally on fabric scraps. Here s how you test.
For the white items that picked up the red dye first check each care label to identify the fiber content of each item so you know which ones are bleachable. You should always avoid bleaching wool silk mohair leather and spandex. I guess the theory here is that if the dye will so easily bleed onto another fabric it will just as easily bleed off of that fabric as well.