Q&A

How to figure out what you need for your specific requirements.


Many different uses...
Our customers use our Slipstream Dye in a number of different ways and we have created a wide range of products to support your specific experience. Scroll down this list to find the section that best describes YOUR personal needs, to find the resources that you need to get started with the product.

The eBooks and online courses are hosted on an automated platform that you can access at any time of the day or night. Access the information when you need it. As soon as your PayPal payment reflects, you have access to the learning material. Because the platform is an international one and it is hosted in North America, the platform is set up in $USD. The $15 eBooks work out to around R200-R220, depending on the exchange rate at the time.

Some of the resources are FREE and hosted on YouTube.


I want to redye my faded denims.



Start with the right information...
How are YOU hoping to get the job done? You can do so in a pot on your stove or in your washing machine. Some washing machines give better results than others and we recommend that you read the eBook BEFORE you invest in the chemicals if you want to be sure that your machine is going to give you the results you expect.

Here is the link to the eBook for dyeing fabric in your washing machine...

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-dyeing-flat-colour-in-your-washing-machine/

Here is the link to the FREE video with the fail safe method for dyeing your denims in a pot on the stove...

https://youtu.be/F7EwJaz8Iw4


Here is the link to the eBook with detailed information about the process if the video was not enough for you...

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-dyeing-flat-colour-in-a-pot-on-the-stove/

Or if you would prefer the whole story you can get all of the eBooks in one DISCOUNTED bundle at this link...

http://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/bundles/dyeing-flat-colour-bundle-of-ebooks

Purchasing the kit...
Order the Box Of 1 in Black, Navy or Brown. These Box kits are pre-packed with all of the chemicals that you need. Just add to water and stir.

How far the dye will go will depend on how faded your denims are.

If you are looking for somebody to do the job FOR you, you will find the list of service providers at this link...


https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-suppliers-list-south-africa-only/



How to select suitable fabrics for dyeing...



Watch the video that explains how different fibers respond to different chemicals...

https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=RrpEtS_5Dv0

An easy one-stop-reference for identifying fibers using a burn test...

http://images.taunton.com/downloads/th/T168_Burn_Test_Chart.pdf


I want to make tie dye with a group of children.



Start with the right information first...
We recommend that you start by watching this FREE video so you can get an idea of what the activity entails. This is a fail-safe technique. If you stick to the suggestions in the video, you should get a happy result. Thousands of people have achieved great results using this video.

https://youtu.be/tVnTNglk3DU

If you have detailed questions about the process that you could not work out from the video, there is an eBook for $15 (around R220 depending on the exchange rate) that will answer all of your questions. You will find the eBook at this link...

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-make-rainbow-tie-dye-with-a-group-of-kids/

This eBook is on an automated platform that you can access at any time of the day or night, from anywhere in the world. No waiting for our office to get back to you with information that you need in a hurry. Once you have worked your way through the information you will also have a better understanding of what you will need.

If you are a school teacher, we have a DISCOUNTED bundle of eBooks that you might find useful at this link...

http://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/bundles/teachers-bundle-of-ebooks


Purchasing the tie dye kits...
If you use the technique in the video you can get up to 30 kids T-shirts from a Rainbow Box or other Box Of 3 color combination. This is the same kit that we use in the video and the colors will mix rainbows.
If you use the technique in the video, you can get up to 50 kids T-shirts from a Box Of 5. Select a pre-packed color set that you like.

Purchasing the T-shirts...
Click through to the link below to download the entire list of suppliers  that we have used over the years. This is a FREE resource.

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-suppliers-list-south-africa-only/



We are having a Hippie party and want to make our own T-shirts.



Start with the right information first...
We recommend that you start by watching this FREE video so you can get an idea of what the activity entails. This is a fail-safe technique. If you stick to the suggestions in the video, you should get a happy result. Thousands of people have achieved great results using this video.

https://youtu.be/tVnTNglk3DU

If you have detailed questions about the process that you could not work out from the video, there is an eBook for $15 (around R220 depending on the exchange rate) that will answer all of your questions. You will find the eBook at this link...

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-make-rainbow-tie-dye-with-a-group-of-kids/

Yes. These techniques work for adult children also.


This eBook is on an automated platform that you can access at any time of the day or night, from anywhere in the world. Once you have worked your way through the information you will also have a better understanding of what you will need.

Purchasing the tie dye kits...
If you use the technique in the video you can get up to 20 adult T-shirts from a Rainbow Box, depending on the size of the T-shirts. This is the same kit that we use in the video.

If you use the technique in the video, you can get up to 30 adult T-shirts from a Box Of 5, depending on the size of the shirts. Select a pre-packed color set that you like.

Purchasing the T-shirts...
Click through to the link below to download the entire list of suppliers  that we have used over the years. This is a FREE resource.

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-suppliers-list-south-africa-only/



I want to make tie dyed T-shirts to sell at markets.


Start with the right information first...
We recommend that you start by watching this FREE video so you can get an idea of what the activity entails. This is a fail-safe technique. If you stick to the suggestions in the video, you should get a happy result. Thousands of people have achieved great results using this video.

https://youtu.be/tVnTNglk3DU

If you have detailed questions about the process that you could not work out from the video, there is an eBook for $15 (around R220 depending on the exchange rate) that will answer all of your questions. You will find the eBook at this link...

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-make-rainbow-tie-dye-with-a-group-of-kids/

Yes. These techniques work for adult children also. This eBook is on an automated platform that you can access at any time of the day or night, from anywhere in the world. Once you have worked your way through the information you will also have a better understanding of what you will need. By starting with the basics you can buy T-shirts on Monday and be trading by the weekend.

If you want detailed information about how the dye works because vibrancy and wash fastness are important to your customers, you will find the online course with the answers to all of your troubleshooting questions at this link...

http://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/the-basics-of-tie-dye-with-reactive-dyes/ 

Purchasing the tie dye kits...
If you use the technique in the video you can get up to 20 adult T-shirts from a Rainbow Box, depending on the size of the T-shirts. This is the same kit that we use in the video. If you use the technique in the video, you can get up to 30 adult T-shirts from a Box Of 5, depending on the size of the shirts. Select a pre-packed color set that you like.

Purchasing the T-shirts...
Click through to the link below to download the entire list of suppliers  that we have used over the years. This is a FREE resource.

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-suppliers-list-south-africa-only/



I want to dye my …. another color.


Start with the right information...
Here are a few very important things that you should understand before you spend money, time and energy on a project that might not work out as you hope it will. Especially if your garment is polyester, or if it has splashes of bleach on.

Choosing suitable fabric for dyeing, and why it is so important to know what fibre you are working with. This video is a FREE resource.

https://youtu.be/RrpEtS_5Dv0

Fabric dye is see through. It is important to understand this if you expect to cover an uneven base cloth, like a fabric that has had bleach spilled on it. This video is a FREE resource.

https://youtu.be/bAlfiTud5ig

If you are hoping for an exact color match, then you really should read the eBook about Mixing Your Own Color...

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-mixing-your-own-colours/

The information in this eBook will give you the best chance of achieving the results that you expect.

How are YOU hoping to get the job done? You can do so in a pot on your stove or in your washing machine. Some washing machines give better results than others and we recommend that you read the eBook BEFORE you invest in the chemicals if you want to be sure that your machine is going to give you the results you expect.

Here is the link to the eBook for dyeing fabric in your washing machine...

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-dyeing-flat-colour-in-your-washing-machine/

Here is the link to the FREE video with the fail safe method for dyeing your denims in a pot on the stove...

https://youtu.be/F7EwJaz8Iw4

Here is the link to the eBook with detailed information about the process if the video was not enough for you...

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-dyeing-flat-colour-in-a-pot-on-the-stove/

Or if you would prefer the whole story of eBooks in one DISCOUNTED bundle...

http://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/bundles/dyeing-flat-colour-bundle-of-ebooks

Purchasing the kit...
Order the Box Of 1 in the color of your choice. There are fourteen colors available.


I want to dye my stained cotton couch cover.


Start with the right information...
How are YOU hoping to get the job done? You can do so in a pot on your stove or in your washing machine. Some washing machines give better results than others and we recommend that you read the eBook BEFORE you invest in the chemicals if you want to be sure that your machine is going to give you the results you expect.

Here is the link to the eBook for dyeing fabric in your washing machine...

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-dyeing-flat-colour-in-your-washing-machine/

Here is the link to the FREE video with the fail safe method for dyeing your denims in a pot on the stove...

https://youtu.be/F7EwJaz8Iw4

Here is the link to the eBook with detailed information about the process if the video was not enough for you...

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-dyeing-flat-colour-in-a-pot-on-the-stove/

Or if you would prefer all of the relevant eBooks in one DISCOUNTED bundle...

http://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/bundles/dyeing-flat-colour-bundle-of-ebooks

Purchasing the chemicals...
The 250g Bulk Dye is the most cost effective way to purchase the quantity that you will need for a project of this size. The Bulk Dye is available in fourteen different colors. You will find an easy order form at the top of this page.

You will also need to purchase 1kg of salt and 250g of soda ash (a common swimming pool chemical available from Makro and swimming pool shops) to complete the recipe. We do not ship these items to you in the post as the added weight of shipping is costly and most customers prefer to source them cheaply locally.


I want to make my own quilt fabrics. 


I want to mix my own colors

Start with the right information...

Here is the link to the eBook that you can use to make a color chart with more than 100 recipes.

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-mixing-your-own-colours/

Purchasing the kits...

A Favorite Five Box Kit has everything you need to mix the recipe chart.


I want to mix flesh tones

Start with the right information...

Here is the link to the eBook...

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-mix-your-own-flesh-tones/

Purchasing the kits...

A Favourite Five and a Fire Box Kit will give you everything you need to mix flesh tones.


I want to have fun

Start with the right information...
The Quilter's Crush is really easy and fail safe. You will love the rich textured fabrics that you get from this simple process.

https://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/courses/ebook-the-quilters-crush/  

Purchasing the kits...
Select any of the pre-packed Box Kits with 3 or 5 colors, in a colorway that YOU like. This technique works well with all colors.


I want ALL of the information in one discounted bundle...

http://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/bundles/quilters-bundle-of-ebooks                                


I am a fashion designer and I want to dye my own fabrics and garments in-house and on-demand.

 

Start with the right information...

There are a number of things that a manufacturer like this needs to know, and they are all collected together in one DISCOUNTED bundle of eBooks...

http://melanie-brummers-academy.thinkific.com/bundles/fashion-designers-bundle-of-ebooks

Purchasing the chemicals...Bulk Dye in 250g, 500g and 1kg packs is the most cost-effective way to purchase if you plan to mass produce.