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Spider Tie Dye Technique T-shirt

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

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Tulip® One-Step Tie-Dye
    • Superbig  
  • T-shirt, white 100% cotton
  • Plastic tablecloth
  • Paper Towels

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Wash shirt to remove sizing. Do not use fabric softener.
  2. Cover work surface with plastic.  Place damp shirt on covered surface and smooth flat with hands.
  3. Decide the area on the fabric where you want the swirl to be. Pinch fabric at this point. Twist fabric around into a flat spiral.
  4. Bind with rubber bands, creating 6 wedge shapes. Use more rubber bands as desired.
  5. Wearing plastic gloves from kit, fill dye bottles with water to lines indicated. Replace caps then shake until thoroughly mixed.
  6. Apply Dye on wedges using as many colors as desired, in the desired arrangement – alternating wedges.
  7. Flip shirt over and dye all wedges with Black dye.
  8. Wrap T-shirt in plastic table cover and let set for 6-8 hours.
  9. 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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