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Star Tie-Dye Technique

Star Tie-Dye Technique

Techniques . March 22 2018 .Posted By: Admin

Want to know how to tie dye a star onto your shirt? Check out our step-by-step tutorial that makes it super easy!

Star Tie-Dye Technique fold shirt

Step 1:

Fold damp shirt in half lengthwise.

Star Tie-Dye Technique trace pattern

Step 2:

Fold star pattern in half, aling with fold of shirt and trace with a washable marker.

Star Tie-Dye Technique pleat fabric along pattern

Step 3:

Pleat fabric along the star outline.

Star Tie-Dye Technique line up straight line

Step 4:

Make sure that pleats line up along the marker line, forming as straight of a line as possible.

Star Tie-Dye Technique wrap and band

Step 5:

Wrap a rubber band tightly around marker line, then add another about a half inch below the first.

Star Tie-Dye Technique mix dye

Step 6:

Mix dye according to instructions. 

Star Tie-Dye Technique apply lighter dye color

Step 7:

Apply lighter dye (or desired color) to the tip of bound shirt (the star design).

Star Tie-Dye Technique apply second dye color

Step 8:

Apply second dye color to the next bound section of shirt.

Star Tie-Dye Technique let set to seal in color

Step 9:

Seal in plastic bag to keep damp while dye sets for 6-8 hours or overnight. Rinse and launder according to instructions.

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