The Bright Side Tie-Dye Top by ArtMinds™
- ArtMinds™ Tie-Dye Kit – Block Party
- Tank Top, 100% Cotton – White
- Pastry Cooling Rack, Large
- Plastic Tablecloth
- Zip Ties
- Chalk Pencil – Grey
- Washer and Dryer
Step 1 Wash tank top and leave damp; do not use fabric softener.
Step 2 Protect work surface with plastic tablecloth and lay tank out flat on covered surface.
Step 3 Use a grey chalk pencil to draw a half circle along side seam of tank.
Step 4 Begin pleating your shirt at this chalk line, easing the fabric into a straight line along your chalk line as you pleat. Secure tightly with a zip tie about 2" from tip of fabric.
Step 5 Repeat pleating and securing with zip ties four more times, spacing zip ties about 1" apart. Your shirt should now be separated into six sections.
Step 6 Mix “Block Party” dyes according to package instructions. Lay tied shirt onto pastry cooling rack over plastic tablecloth.
Step 7 Apply yellow dye to first section of shirt, keeping dye approximately ½" from next zip tie.
Step 8 Apply green dye to second section, turquoise dye to third section, blue dye to fourth section, purple dye to fifth section, and red dye to last section, keeping dyes approximately ½" away from zip ties.
Step 9 Allow shirt to set for time recommended in package instructions.
Step 10 Rinse shirt under warm running water to remove excess dye.
Step 11 Remove zip ties and wash/dry shirt according to package instructions.