Ombre Tribal Pocket Hoodie

Ombre Tribal Pocket Hoodie

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Duncan
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Additional Information



  • Tulip&:
    One-Step Tie-Dye Kit&– Tropical Twist
    Fabric Markers&– Primary 6 Pack
    Soft&Fabric Paint – Glacier White
  • White cotton hoody with front pocket
  • Disposable plastic table cover
  • Bucket
  • Plastic trash bags (2)
  • Disposable stir sticks (2)
  • Sealable plastic bag (large enough to accommodate hoody)
  • Ruler or straight edge
  • Small angled paintbrush
  • Washing machine dryer


1. Prewash hoody without fabric softener and do not dry.
2. Cover work surface with disposable plastic table cover.
3. Line a bucket with a trash bag and pour orange dye powder from bottle into bucket.
4. Fill bucket with 2&of water and stir until dye is dissolved.
5. With hoody still wet from wash, place two rubber bands around middle to guide where you want the orange and pink colors to stop. Leave a small gap between rubber bands.
6. Dip bottom of hoody into bucket up to the first rubber band and let it sit in bucket for a few minutes to soak in dye.
7. Wearing protective gloves from kit, wring out excess water/dye from hoody to prevent orange dye running down when flipping over hoody to dye pink side.
8. Replace trash bag with a new one in the bucket and pour in pink dye powder.
9. Fill bucket with 2&of water and stir until pink dye is dissolved.
10. Dip top of hoody into bucket up to second (top) rubber band and let sit in bucket for a few minutes to soak in dye.
11. Wearing protective gloves, wring out excess water/dye. Place hoody in a sealed plastic bag and let set for 6-8 hours.
12. Rinse out hoody and wash and dry according to package instructions.
13. Draw straight lines with black fabric marker in different widths onto front pocket of hoody with a ruler.
14. Draw a different pattern with black fabric marker in each row on front pocket using triangular and/or circular shapes.
15. Add accents: use orange fabric marker by coloring in different rows of patterns. Use an angled paintbrush and Glacier White fabric paint to continue coloring in more rows of patterns. Allow to dry.