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DIY: Create your own tie dye T-shirt

Give your old top a new lease of life by creating a custom design tie dye T-shirt! Turn that grey-top-that-used-to-be-white into something wearable once again by simply adding some fabric dye and leaving to dry. Have a look at the tutorial below to find out how...

*It doesn't just have to apply to T-shirts - try using the dye on shorts, dresses and shoes too*



 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bOuxD_6WQc

Custom tie dye T-shirt

tie dye tshirts

Por natalie Publicado: September 30, 2013

    Give your old top a new lease of life by creating a custom design tie dye T-shirt! Turn that grey-top-that-used-to-be-white into …

    Materials

    Instructions

    1. Boil the water.
    2. tie diePut fabric dye into the empty buckets and pour the boiled water in. Stir. (Allow 400ml of water for every colour you are going to use)
    3. Soak your T-shirt in tap water and wring out thoroughly. Decide what pattern you are going to do. (SEE VIDEO FOR OPTIONS)
    4. tie dieOnce you have twirled the T-shirt according to your chosen pattern, secure with rubber bands.
    5. Pour the dye mix into the rubber bottles and squirt over the scrunched T-shirt in a circular motion ...or randomly, its up to you! REMEMBER to cover both sides in dye.
    6. tie diePlace in plastic bags and leave to dry for 2 days out in the sun.
    7. Rinse the T-shirts whilst still tied.
    8. When the water runs clear take off the rubber bands, and wash in the washing machine.
    9. Leave to dry and voila!
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