Wet fabric and place item (s) in the washing machine. Set water temperature to the hottest possible setting and a wash cycle of at least 30 minutes or longer. The longer the item is in the dye, the darker the color will be. Wearing rubber gloves, mix powder or wellshaken liquid dye with 4 cups of very hot water.
Soften wash water, so you can use less detergent or bleach — and make it more effective. Here are 5 easy steps to whiter whites, cleaner clothes and a new level of freshness: Place your clothes in the washer. Add ½ cup of baking soda to your washer. Add detergent, like ARM HAMMER™ Plus OxiClean™ Odor Blasters. Run the wash cycle.