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Summer Tie-Dye Shirts

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

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Tulip® Fabric Makers®: Neon
  • Tulip® Fashion Form™
  • Neon yellow T-shirt
  • Freezer paper
  • Iron & ironing surface

DIRECTIONS:
For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.

1. Prewash and machine dry T-shirt without fabric softener.
2. Place freezer paper on top of Tulip® Fashion Form™ inside shirt, waxy side up. Iron, to stabilize T-shirt fabric.
3. Draw and write with Tulip® Fabric Markers® directly on fabric. No ironing needed.
4. Dry flat overnight. Remove freezer paper and Tulip® Fashion Form™ from inside T-shirt.
5. Wash in warm water, gentle cycle with mild soap after 24 hours; line dry. Do not dry clean.

HAWAIIAN BEACH PARTY

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Tulip® One-Step Tie Dye Kit™: Luau
  • White T-shirt
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic tablecloth
  • Plastic wrap

DIRECTIONS:
For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.

1. Prewash T-shirt without fabric softener. Do not dry.
2. Cover work surface with plastic tablecloth.
3. Lay damp T-shirt flat on surface.
4. Pull up 4” of fabric into a tube shape and place rubber band at the 4” mark. Repeat making tube shapes over entire shirt to create multiple sunbursts.
5. Lay a couple of layers of paper towels under the banded shirt.
6. Wearing protective gloves, add water to all the dye bottles, filling to the line. Replace caps tightly. Shake each bottle until dye is thoroughly dissolved.
7. Apply dye on each section of the banded sunbursts, using all the different dye colors.
8. Cover with plastic wrap to keep damp. Let set 6-8 hours.
9. Rinse under faucet to remove excess dye. Rinse until water runs clear.
10. Leave rubber bands on shirt and machine wash in large load setting.
11. After washing, remove rubber bands. Machine dry.
Note: Wash separately for the first few washes.

PEACE, LOVE & LUAUS

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Tulip® One-Step Tie-Dye Kit™: Luau
  • Tulip® 3D Fashion Paint™: Black Slick
  • White cotton T-shirt
  • Plastic tablecloth
  • Paper towels
  • Cardboard insert

DIRECTIONS:
For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.

1. Prewash T-shirt without fabric softener; do not dry.
2. Cover work surface with plastic tablecloth.
3. Lay damp T-shirt flat on work surface, then fold in half vertically.
4. Begin folding T-shirt, creating pleats diagonally until entire T-shirt is folded.
5. Use four rubber bands to bind T-shirt, leaving about 3” between rubber bands.
6. Apply one color of dye to each rubber-banded section.
7. Cover T-shirt with plastic tablecloth to keep damp and let set for 6-8 hours, or longer for most intense color. Rinse thoroughly in warm running water until the runoff is clear, leaving rubber bands intact. Machine wash separately in a large load of water with a small amount of laundry soap. Remove rubber bands and dry separately.
8. Lay T-shirt on clean work surface. Insert cardboard in between layers.
9. Use Black Slick 3D Fashion Paint™ to create flowers and peace signs on T-shirt where desired. Practice on paper towel first if desired.
10. Use a paper towel to press over each design. Lightly run hand over paper towel and remove. Let dry.

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