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Shibori Tie Dye Technique
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Shibori Tie Dye Technique T-shirt

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: iLoveToCreate

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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Tulip® One-Step Tie-Dye
    • Ultimate 
  • T-shirt, white 100% cotton
  • Plastic tablecloth
  • Paper Towels
  • PVC pipe, 4” diameter approx. 12” in length

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Wash T-shirt to remove sizing. Do not use fabric softener.
  2. Cover work surface with plastic. Lay damp shirt out flat on prepared surface, smooth flat with hands.
  3. Wearing rubber gloves, add water to all dye bottles to lines indicated on bottles. Replace caps tightly and shake until dye is dissolved.
  4. Roll fabric around a nonabsorbent tube such as a PVC pipe.
  5. Tightly scrunch both ends of fabric toward center and secure ends with rubber bands.
  6. Apply dye to fabric, rotating tube as necessary to saturate fabric.  
  7. Cover shirt with plastic table cover and let set 6-8 hours.
  8. Rinse well with water until excess dye is removed.  Cut rubber bands.  Fill washer to “large load” setting with hottest water suitable for fabric and a small amount of laundry soap.  Wash and dry separately.  
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