Cold Salt Water Solution

Hello, I have heard that one should wash new fabric(dark prints) in a cold salt water solution. Could you tell me how much salt to use to set the color so that it does not run or leach out?? Thank you. Kendra

Dear Kendra,
Most fabrics that are commercially available are color fast. Occasionally an imported fabric will run or leak dye. If you are really concerned about it, you could treat the fabric with Retayne, available at www.dharmatrading.com. Follow instructions carefully. Wash colors separately. Ivory Snow liquid is also a good idea to keep colors dark and saturated.
Hope this helps,

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