Removing A Candle Wax Stain

I happened to get on your website by accident – surfing the net. I have a thin, lightweight, black silk sweater that got candle wax. I tried to remove the wax by ironing the sweeter and putting towels and paper towels to absorb the candle (tip I got also from the internet). That didn’t remove the wax completely so I brought the sweater to the cleaners. When I got the sweater, the area with wax discolored into grayish/dirty white. Is there a way to “correct” this, i.e., to get it to be black again? Is it possible to dye it black? I saw your answer to a “similar” question but don’t know if this is the same solution to my problem. Any help you can give would be much appreciated.

Dear Loida,
I don’t have much hope here but you could consult with Sherry at www.fabricdyeing.com and see what she says. She is located in northern CA, and has clients all over the world.

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