Bleach Stains On My Shirt

Hi Dizzy
I got a dark blue shirt that 100% cotton and it accidentally got bleach at some little part of it. At the part that got bleach turn into red in color. Can I dye it so it will dark blue again? If yes, how?-AMY-

Dear Amy,
Unfortunately chlorine bleach does something mysterious to cotton fabric. When bleach spots affect cotton, the fabric does not take dye again. So it can’t be over dyed or re-dyed. I have had this happen myself. Sorry.

One Response to “Bleach Stains On My Shirt”

  1. Thegrantex says:

    If it is small dots, you might try using a permanent marker to color over the red spots. Go slow doing this. Use absorbent toweling under the area being treated. This has worked for me–not perfect but hides a lot. Hope this helps.