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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of overdye.

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Examples

  • Oh man - wonderful, wonderful colors - the one that you think needs to be overdyed is actually my favorite.

    Dye-o-Rama skeins

  • I also overdyed some wool yarn that had the same problem, i didn't realize that one lot was bright and one was off white till I was joining pieces.

    Jean's Knitting

  • For the looks in Mr. Fincher's version of the story, Ms. Mara wore a mix of custom-designed pieces and store-bought items that were "altered, aged and overdyed," she said.

    Costume Drama

  • And when I bought those horrible little overdyed red saveloy thingees at the butcher, no one had any idea what the “cheerio” was that I asked for but instead offered me “little boys” – sigh

    I say pyjama…

  • I did the designs first and then overdyed with a pale blue, because I thought there was too much white on them.

    A picture heavy Monday

  • With Karen's piece, which started off life as a kind of rose colour, I stamped it with cold batik wax resist and overdyed it in lapis - it's a little darker than I intended - not that I think it doesn't look nice - indeed, I'm very happy with it - but as two more people have to work on it after me, I was hoping it would be a little lighter.

    A day to dye for

  • I showed it to one clothier after another, and bargained with a seller of used clothing, who took the bead and all my coins in exchange for a linen shawl and wrapper that had been overdyed with weld after the saffron had faded.

    Wildfire

  • With Karen's piece, which started off life as a kind of rose colour, I stamped it with cold batik wax resist and overdyed it in lapis - it's a little darker than I intended - not that I think it doesn't look nice - indeed, I'm very happy with it - but as two more people have to work on it after me, I was hoping it would be a little lighter.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • I showed it to one clothier after another, and bargained with a seller of used clothing, who took the bead and all my coins in exchange for a linen shawl and wrapper that had been overdyed with weld after the saffron had faded.

    Wildfire

  • I did the designs first and then overdyed with a pale blue, because I thought there was too much white on them.

    Archive 2007-10-01

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