Tie dye is NOT just for summer camp anymore.
Believe it or not it’s actually being seen on the high fashion runways!
So I gathered up supplies, headed out to the yard, put a flower in my hair and got busy:
I ordered this kit from Amazon and it has almost everything you’ll need. The directions are excellent.
You end up with four gallons of dye that lasts for several days which will allow you to experiment with some effects to get just what you want.
The directions that come with the kit explains many fun ways to create different effects.
I’m going to show you one that isn’t included:
A gathering technique.
My old river dress was begging me for a refashion.
Still a great swim suit cover up, but it just needed a new lease on life.
Here’s what I did:
Then following the directions that come with the kit, prepare the fabrics, prepare the dye, and dip away!!!
But for THIS I’ll dye my hands blue anytime!!!
I LOVE my new river dress!
Don’t be surprised if you see a few more tie dye posts coming up, I’ve still got a bucket of dye and I’m off to the thrift store to pick up every piece of white clothing I can find.
Here is a good chart with loads of folding techniques for tie dye:
Have fun and let me know if you try this. I’d love to see your projects!!!
If you liked this, you might want to check out some more easy DIY refashion tutorials on my tutorials page.
Thanks for visiting!!!