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How to Tie Dye Tutorials and DIY Projects

Learn how to create colorful tie-dye shirts, hoodies, socks and more with these easy tie dye tutorials for beginners. I’ll share all of the essential tips and tricks you need to know to make all sorts of tie-dye designs – including bleach tie dye, ice dye, and that perfect rainbow spiral – right at home.

Tie-dye is a resist-dyeing technique that often uses bright, saturated colors and bold patterns. To tie-dye a garment, first, fold the fabric and tie it up with string or rubber bands. Then, apply the dye. You can dip the shirts in buckets of dye, apply the liquid dye with squirt bottles, or sprinkle the powdered dye over ice.

The folds, rubber bands, and ties act as a resist, preventing the dye from saturating the fabric evenly. Any part of the fabric that the dye can’t reach will stay white, creating the cool tie dye design.

These how-to articles and tutorials will cover the basics of tie-dye: how to prep, tie, dye, and wash tie-dyed garments. I’ll show you the best and brightest types of dye to buy, as well as all the other basic supplies you’ll need.

I’ll also teach you how to tie some of the most popular tie-dye patterns, such as the scrunch technique, the rainbow swirl, the bullseye, sunbursts, and shibori-inspired designs. Be sure to keep reading for tie-dye designs with easy-to-follow instructions.

And of course, I’ll answer your frequently asked questions about how to tie-dye. You’ll get all of my best tips and tricks so that you can get a great result the first time, and every time, you dye.

How to Ice Dye – Easy DIY Tutorial

Learn how to ice dye t-shirts, sweatshirts, and denim with this easy ice tie-dying tutorial. I’ll walk you through the whole ice dying process with step-by-step photos and lots of tips and tricks. Ice dying is a cool variation on the traditional tie-dying technique that creates stunning watercolor designs. Instead of liquid dye and squeeze …

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17+ Tie Dye Patterns and Folding Techniques

Learn how to make beautiful and unique tie dye patterns with these easy tie dye folding techniques and step-by-step pictures. I’ll show you how to make all sorts of tie-dye designs, including the crumple technique, the spiral pattern, and the bullseye design. Plus, I’ll share all of the essential tips and tricks you need to …

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How to Tie Dye – Easy Techniques for Beginners

Learn how to create colorful tie-dye shirts and more with this easy tutorial for beginners. I’ll share all of the essential tips and tricks you need to know to make all sorts of tie dye designs, including that perfect rainbow spiral, right at home. Tie-dye is a resist-dyeing technique that often uses bright, saturated colors …

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