Tuesday, June 25, 2013

How to Tie Dye a Spiral Shirt in 9 steps

How to Tie Dye a Spiral Shirt in 9 steps!  
1. Take a cotton white shirt and pinch center and twist until a doughnut is formed.
2. Take elastic bands and place on the outer edges to keep uniform.
3. Follow directions on dye package to mix dye.
4. Add salt to dye mixture to help color stay vibrant
5. Apply dye to each section of the shirt to create a sectioned pie look.  
(using a squirt bottle will help avoid splatter)
6. Let sit in ziploc bag for at least 6-8 hours.
7. Soak entire donut/shirt in COLD water for at least an hour to help color set and let extra color run free.
8. Wash in COLD water at least 2ce,
9. Dry to set color in.  

FINISHED: Beautiful, fun and easy!