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never again, boring white nylon pull-ons! by adding 6oz water, 2oz vinegar and one packet of kool-aid to a ziploc bag, adding my plain ol' dappi pull-on, microwaving for 2min and squishing it around till it got cool (hold with a towel HOT!) I now have some beautiful bright green (Lemon-Lime) and burgundy (Grape) covers!

who knew kool-aid would dye nylon? i guess that's why those stains never come out of the carpet...
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Have you tried washing them yet? I have just heard that it dyes things (like cotton and nylon) but the color doesn't 'hold' well, meaning it runs when you wash it and fades over time, kinda like a koolaid stain on your t-shirt? If it stays the same color and doesn't dye other things (like the diaper it is covering, babies legs or other things in the wash) Please let us know!
 

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I tried dying my Dappi pull ons with Kool-Aid and it turned out beautifully

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The color bled for days!!!!!!! Why?? Well, what I found out is that the Lycra around the leg holes and tummy DID NOT catch the color... Why? KoolAid works wonderfully on Nylon and Wool, but NOT on anything else.

I always wash my covers on hand, so I did not care. Still, in the beginning it was kind of weird seing my baby's tummy and legs with a blue lines
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Now, if you wash your covers with your diapers and they stain, don'y worry - KoolAid washes off eventually - easier than poop :LOL
 

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I was told recently by a dying guru that RIT is awesome for nylon, that it's really about the best thing it will work on. It's not as simple as koolaid, just cause the packets are bigger, and there aren't quite as many fun colors, but I don't think it will bleed as badly, either.
 
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