Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

spiral tie-dye graduation cap

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Step 1
Cut a square of the white fabric several inches wider than the brim of the cap, all the way around.

Step 2
Wash fabric and leave damp. Lay out flat on covered work surface and smooth out wrinkles.
Twist fabric into a spiral tie and secure with rubber bands from kit.

Step 3
Mix dye colors according to package instructions and apply to tied fabric in wedge-shaped sections.  Cover dyed fabric with plastic and let set 6-8 hours.

Step 4
Remove bands from fabric and rinse under running water to remove excess dye.  Wash and dry fabric according to fabric requirements.

Step 5
Cut a small slit in center of fabric square so that cap button can be pulled through.

Step 6
Spray a light coat of Aleene’s® Tacky Spray™ onto top of cap and press fabric onto cap, pulling button through small slit in fabric.

Step 7
Turn cap over and tuck fabric under brim, securing with Aleene's® Fabric Fusion® tape and trimming excess fabric as needed.
Step 8
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