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What is "Overdyed" - Definition & Explanation

Dyeing of a print or yarn dyed fabric in a shade which does not totally cover the original design.
A process in which yarn dyed fabrics or piece dyed garments are put through an additional dye color to create unique colors.
Color applied to previously dyed color. A process of hand dyeing that works color into the base material. Usually unevenly spaced and vari-colored. Allows the previously dyed color (base color) to become an integral part of the color scheme.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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