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Monday, November 12, 2012

For the Love of Tie Dye!

We got some more 100 percent cotton, white T-shirts, ordered the professional fiber reactive fabric dye, donned the rubber gloves and made another attempt at tie dyeing.
twisting the fabric into the desired pattern

adding the rubber bands to hold the design in place

ready to dye

applying the dye

dyed shirts placed in plastic bags while the dye works it's magic!
And here are some of the results:

Using the permanent, professional fiber reactive dyes gave us rich, vibrant color! The color and patterns will last the lifetime of the shirt through many washings without fading.