Tie Dye Folding Tie Dye Technique T-shirt
ITEM # 0978996P113


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


  1. Wash T-shirt to remove sizing. Do not use fabric softener.  Do not dry.
  2. Cover work surface with plastic. Lay damp shirt out flat on prepared surface, smooth flat with hands.
  3. Fold fabric in half.
  4. Fold fabric in half again, then once more to create eight layered panels.
  5. Wearing rubber gloves, add water to all dye bottles to lines indicated on bottles. Replace caps tightly and shake until dye is dissolved.
  6. Apply dye to folded edges of fabric.  Flip over and repeat on backside.
  7. Wrap T-shirt in plastic table cover and let set for 6-8 hours.
  8. Rinse well with water until excess dye is removed.  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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