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Clothing Stores Top Secrets: Top 5 DIY tie dye methods revealed, number 4 is mind blowing



If you have not already heard about the tie-dye trend, this is the place to join in and learn this fun and fashionable way to give your clothing a makeover. While also keeping up with the current style, this fashion statement is a cost-effective yet elegant way to have the most unique look in the room. The return of the tie-dye trend has gone viral on social media in competition for the best results. If all this seems puzzling, stay tuned for the steps on how to get the perfect tie-dyed t-shirt.


The return of Tie Dye does not just stop at revamping your actual clothing. Some games can be found on the play store/Appstore that will allow you to create your own tie-dye clothing item. This is a great way to see how the colors mix before trying it on your favorite shirt while keeping you entertained.


Here are few steps that will give you great results while trying these fantastic methods.



To create the spiral effect:

STEP 1: Grab a t-shirt and dampen it with water (allowing the colors to soak in).

STEP 2: SPIRAL- Pinch the center of the shirt.

Double SPIRAL- Fold the center of the shirt, then pinch the center.

STEP 3: Twist the shirt in a counter-clockwise fashion.

STEP 4: Tightly scrunch the sweater into a circle as displayed in the diagram.

STEP 5: Use rubber bands to secure the shirt, preventing it from opening while also using it as a guide to applying the dye within the spaces.

STEP 6: Use clothing dye to stain the shirt. Using a variety of colors will have a profound effect.

STEP 7: Once the pigment is dry, open the rubber bands, and you will have your tie-dyed spiral effect.


To create the bullseye effect:

STEP 1: Grab a t-shirt, dampen it with water.

STEP 2: Pick up the shirt from the middle.

STEP 3: Create portions on the shirt and tie them with rubber bands.

STEP 4: Dye the portions in different colors.

STEP 5: Once the dye is dry, open the rubber bands, and you will have a tie-dye Bullseye.


To create the polka dot effect:

STEP 1: Grab a t-shirt, dampen it with water.

STEP 2: Pinch random spots on the shirt and tie rubber bands to secure those spots.

STEP 3: Dye the tied knobs you have created.

STEP 4: Dye the rest of the shirt with a bright color you have not used on the shirt already.

STEP 5: Once the dye is dry, remove the bands, and you will have a Polka Dot print Tie Dye.


To create the most popular Rainbow Tie Dye:

STEP 1: Grab a t-shirt, dampen it with water.

STEP 2: Scrunch and pick up the top, bottom of the shirt and tie it with rubber bands.

STEP 3: Dye the two ends with a sky-blue colored dye.

STEP 4: Tie the center of the shirt, which is undyed, create several portions which will serve as the rainbow.

STEP 5: Dye the tied portions, the colors of the rainbow.

STEP 6: Once the dye is dry, remove the rubber bands, and you will have a beautiful rainbow Tie-Dyed t-shirt.


To create the stripes effect:


STEP 1: Grab a t-shirt, dampen it with water.

STEP 2: Make small folds on the shirt vertically or horizontally, as depicted in the diagram above.

STEP 3: Once the shirt is folded, tie up small portions across the shirt.

STEP 4: Dye the portions with your favorite colors.

STEP 5: Once the dye is dry, remove the bands and reveal the excellent tie-dye.



If you want to try an intricate tie-dye, why not make an EYEBALL print? Below is a link on how to do it. Lauri, a tie-dye expert, shares how to create a cool tie-dye eyeball shirt using Tulip Artisan dyes. SUBSCRIBE http://www.youtube.com/duncancrafts.


While writing this, I felt inspired to try the Tie-Dye, so I tried the BULLSEYE method, and it turned out incredible. I am eager to see what way you choose and how it will look. Please share your tie-dye experience with us. All our favorite images will be featured on KTC Tees and more social media pages.

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