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Star Tie-Dye Technique

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

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Step 1:

Fold damp shirt in half lengthwise.

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

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Step 3:

Pleat fabric along the star outline.

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

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

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Step 6:

Mix dye according to instructions. 

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

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

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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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