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Where can I find fabric dye in New York City? Or what kind of store would carry it?

I have some white cotton fabric I'd like to tie dye. What kind of store carries tie dye?

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lizcherry2 years ago

I know this is very late in response to this thread, but if anyone else needs to know: Manhattan Wardrobe Supply, 245 W 29th st, St 800 (it's on the 8th floor) has an extensive selection of dyes and mordants for all sorts of fabrics, as well as things like leather paint and dye.

ragmama7 years ago
Some art supply stores have these kind of dyes as well as other interesting fabric coloring stuff. Try Pearl Paint on Canal Street or their craft store on Lispenard Street. Or New York Central on 3rd Avenue & 13th Street.
jbreining7 years ago
Hello, you can go to www.metrodyeing.com. 
stinkymum8 years ago
buy it on-line from Dharma
http://www.dharmatrading.com/html/eng/2934904-AA.shtml
it's the best and most economical way of buying it.
If you haven't found your dye yet, you could try Kmart or Walgreens for all purpose dyes like RIT. I found a great array all different types/colors of dye in Brooklyn when I happen to wander into the Pratt Institute Supply Store on Myrtle Ave. Hope that's helpful and good luck with your project !
Dr.Bill8 years ago
some dyes are more potent and are designed for different fabrics. we found dyes for tie dye down in the garment/fabric district in Manhattan in 1975
rich_moe8 years ago
Cloth or Fabric Dye is the same no matter where you purchase it. Tie-Dye is just an technique where you use string or knots in the clothing to 'tie' a portion of the fabric such that little or minimal dye gets to an area of the fabric being colored. Any Craft/Fabric shop should have dye in various colors. Follow the directions for use, and have fun...