Saturday, June 9, 2012

Tie Dye T - Shirts...

My daughter and her friend created their own tie dye t-shirts. 

First, soak your t-shirt in a bowl with a 1/2 cup vinegar and enough water water to cover for 30 minutes. 

Remove the t-shirt and wring all of the vinegar-water out. 

Now, scrunch up and twist together sections of the t-shirt, holding them secure with rubber bands. 

When done, drop on the food coloring, letting it bleed through the fabric. 

Put your t-shirt in a bowl and set it out in the warm sunshine for a few hours and, when it feels nice and warm, rinse it in water until the water runs clear. 

Then, hang it up on a hanger outside until dry. 

It was messy but fun and the results were pretty good. 



  1. It turned out very boho and hippie!

    Love it!


  2. These are so co-ol! :D A great project for all little people, outdoors on a nice sunny day, I have bookmarked this to return to - if we ever get any warm days here in NE Scotland :) Thank you :)

  3. Ohhhh, how fun!! Forgot all about tie-dye!! Maybe we need some summer tie-dye shirts to wear around work. . . .hmmmmmm.

  4. Its fun.I like that type of activities.I like tie dye shirts


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