Cool East Market Blog — dyeing

Dyeing Jikatabi - How to

Posted by Leslie Padorr on

 It's easy to dye Tabi Boots.  Here's how I do it: Make sure the boots are clean.   Fill a big kettle with enough water to cover the boots and bring it to a boil. While the water is boiling soak the boots in warm water  Rub the boots together to remove sizing that may block the dye.   Once the water boils add the dye and stir to mix thoroughly.  I use Tintex but any commercial dye will do.  Make sure the dye is completely dissolved in the water.   Add the wet boots.  Submerge the boots and stir,...

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Fun Dyeing Jikatabi Boots

Posted by Leslie Padorr on

 Recently some customers dyed their own Tabi Boots for a Cosplay Event.   The Pink Jikatabi on the Left. I think they turned out great! Dyeing the Tabi Boots isn't hard.  I'll give you the instructions in the next article.

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