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Re-dyeing already dyed shoes?

I wonder how well that would work. I have a pair of shoes from a wedding I was in that are dyed ivory and I love them but I would really like to dye them blue for my wedding. I'd think as long as I go with a darker color (like from ivory to blue) it should work out alright. Anyone have experience with having shoes re-dyed?

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  • I haven't had experience with it - you may want to check with a professional before doing so though.

    Going from ivory to blue, I would think would be fine, though I would think the color might be slightly different if you went from white to blue (not sure how much of a difference it would make though).

    Hopefully someone will be able to provide more insight :)
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  • I've done it.  As long as the original color was light, re-dying works great.

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  • This might be a good question to pose on the DIY board :-)
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  • Thanks ladies! I suppose if nothing else it's always a good excuse to get new shoes! :)
  • In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-club-boards_may-2013-weddings_re-dyeing-already-dyed-shoes?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding Club BoardsForum:ea657a87-d1dc-4588-999f-31c9deeef720Discussion:e011f96e-7815-45b6-a4eb-d451dded9eecPost:3b3518c4-f94f-4d36-b296-5ed9bbc47286">Re: Re-dyeing already dyed shoes?</a>:
    [QUOTE]Thanks ladies! I suppose if nothing else it's always a good excuse to get new shoes! :)
    Posted by TheBuffster[/QUOTE]

    I like the way you think :)
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