The following technique is very different since it doesn't involve folding the shirt to make concentric circles patterns in tie dye clothing. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make tie dye shirts. Make tie dye shirts - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com M ...more
Most people (who have never done tie dye before) think that tie dye is simply squirting a bunch of psychadelic colors onto tied up fabric and going crazy with it. But there's more to tie dye than trippy rainbow hues and organic designs. There is more than one way to add a tie ...more
Attention tie-dye lovers and neo-hippies! In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to make an adorable tie-dye quilted backpack. Follow these easy step-by-step instructions to make this great accessory to accompany you to the beach or on a picnic. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a ...more
The hippie bohemian trend is BACK!! This fun video is a step by step guide to dying your very own tie dye clothing just like they wore in the 70's! Not your style? You can tie dye your bed sheets for a groovy retro feel. Tie dye is very fun, colorful and cheery and perfect for ...more
Watch this fashion design tutorial video to learn how to tie dye your clothes. This how-to video features very detailed instructions that make tie dyeing easy for even first timers. The tips in this how-to video will help you tie dye ilike a pro in no time. All you need is dye ...more
Watch this video to learn how to tie dye a shoulder burst style t-shirt and learn the spider tie dye technique.
This tutorial is an awesome tie dye how to video by Cowboy Hippy from Happyhippie.com. Cowboy Hippy shows you step by step of the tie dye process, how to create cool designs, all while providing insightful commentary. Learn how to make your own dye, and how to process your shi ...more
Get ready to make your own Tie-Dye t-shirt! Host Lisa Bleyaert is going to show you how to do this cool craft! You will need a t-shirt, a bucket of water, rubber bands, a plastic bag, a ketchup bottle, a mustard bottle, two different colors of dye, and the step-by-step instruc ...more
Do you love the 1960s flair that tie-dye gives your clothes, but hate tracking pre-dyed stuff down at hippie stores? This two-part video teaches you how to make your old plain-colored clothing tie-dyed using the knot technique. Revitalize your closet using this technique witho ...more
Kick yourself back in time and try on some groovy tie dyeing for size. It's easy, fun for the whole family, and the tie dye looks great.
Express your colorful personality with the power of tie die! Turn your boring plain colored t-shirts from solid colored to multi-colored by tie-dying your way to becoming a fashion plate! In this video, learn how to tie dye your clothes to make something new, from something old.
Learn how to tie dye a shirt. This is a fun activity for kids and adults.
dubstepfm brings you this instructional video on how to create a peace sign design using tie dye techniques. Your host for this video takes you through the entire process from laying out the peace sign design on your shirt, to how to fold the shirt and band it properly to crea ...more
A step by step guide to spinning and dying a spiral tie-dye shirt.
Watch this quick instructional video showing the folding and dying technique to create an oval shape on tie-dye material and clothing.
This week, the Thread Heads teach us how to punk rock tie-dye our clothes. Punk rock means you don't use hippy colors, but hard core greens and blacks. Yeah, punk rock is hardcore.
This is a short instructional video showing the folding and dying required to come up with a circle design for a tie dye.
Hello there, hippies! In this article, I will show you the simple process that I and my friends use to create our own tie-dyed clothing with a minimum of time and trouble. You can tie-dye just about any piece of cloth, from shirts and pants to towels and tablecloths...and each ...more
Joyyan King, Fashion editor and Marsha Welcher shows you how to create a tie dye t-shirt for yourself. A white cotton t-shirt dress is chosen and taken to the work table. Cotton holds the dye well hence it is ideal to go for a cotton dress for tie and dye. Lay out the dress ov ...more
Have you always admired tie dye shirts but didn't know how to make those fancy patterns? This tutorial will give you step-by-step instructions on how to make the V pattern on a shirt. Start by soaking the shirt in soda ash to get it ready to accept the dye. Next you'll learn h ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to tie dye an oval style shape. Start with a square piece of a shirt that is damp, then fold it in half. Then fold it in half again, then in half again. After this, fold the shirt accordion style, paying attention to where the main corner of the ...more
You won't have to jump into a time machine to get the psychedelic bag shown in this how-to video! Watch as Laura and her friends create a cool and colorful hobo bag from scratch! They're great to use for school, sleep overs or just hanging out with friends! You will need 2 pie ...more
Making a Mickey Mouse tie-dye shirt is as easy as can be. First trace a Mickey mouse outline onto a plain white shirt with a pencil. Using plain dental floss and a needle, sew around the tracing you've just created. For optimal results soak the shirt in soda ash (this step is ...more
Watch this step by step guide to folding and dying a spider style design for a tie-dyed t-shirt. This is a dark dye example, not a brightly colored shirt.
This is a lampworking demo of how to make a bead that has a tie-dyed look. Ross used soft-glass for this bead.
In this video we are given a brief history followed by an extremely detailed procedure on the art of tie dying. We are shown each step, everything from drawing your own designs to applying small amounts of alcohol to your artwork. After everything has been soaked in water a fi ...more
Tie dying a spider design on a t-shirt starts by folding the t-shirt in half vertically. Between one quarter and one half of the way down the shirt grab a piece of the shirt and spin around the table to create a coil of the shirt. Tie a string around the outside of the coil to ...more
This video shows the viewers how to create a wicked spider pattern on a tie dyed shirt. Our instructor starts by demonstrating on a square piece of fabric. Start by folding your shirt in half sleeve to sleeve. Next, choose the placement of your spider design by picking the twi ...more
Childcareland has shared with us the most easy way possible to make attractive colorful flowers using nothing but coffee filters, pipe cleaners, felt pens, water spray, and tape. To start off, she advises us to lay down wax paper on the surface we are working on (to prevent s ...more
In order to make a homemade tie dyed T-shirt, you will need the following: a 100% cotton T-shirt, large freezer bags, trash bags, and Tulip fashion dye. You will need a clean working area. Make sure that you are wearing clothes that you won't mind staining. Cover a surface wi ...more
Before this video we had no idea you could tye die cakes (sort of). While tie dying t-shirts, linens, and other wares requires several colors of fabric dye and scrunching up the fabric, tie dying cake involves no toxic chemicals. In fact, the "tie dye" is actually a few vibra ...more
The '90s bigger than ever, a day-to-party outfit is, once again, a tie-dye tee with a choker. If you want to make it modern, then just pair it with a Rainbow Loom band. But before you do, sit back, relax, because here's the first installment of Debrief DIY: how to make a tie-d ...more
While some people might like Thanksgiving because of the food, seeing family, or another wholesome reason, many of us also enjoy saving big on the items we've been eyeing all year. Take iPhone cases, for example. Speck, Insignia, even Apple all make cases that can put a dent i ...more
Highlight your individuality by customizing a tee-shirt—without much time, effort, or money. Here are some ideas to get you started. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to make a custom T-shirt. You Will Need * A T-shirt * Fabric paint * A paintbrush * Tie-dye kit * ...more
If you sew a lot, your probably have a massive quantity of old fabric scraps lying around. This four-part video will teach you how to recycle those strips into all sorts of fun textile projects. These include a quilt, tie-dye strips, and notebook covers for your children's (or ...more
Ducttapestuff presents colored duct tape that he uses in making a variety of objects like wallets, book bags and flowers. He strongly recommends duct tape made by "Duck", which is the only kind of tape he uses and he considers it the best. He shows all the tape he has (some of ...more
Other than holding together bundles of pens or creating a miniature catapult for a science project, rubber bands have many other surprisingly practical uses in the kitchen, office, for DIY home projects and more. Want to give your cutting board more traction? Place rubber ban ...more
Parrot, a company that specializes in personal drones, has recently come out with new products that'll make those '90s robots look as dated as lava lamps and tie-dye. Video: . Seen here is the Mini Drone Jumping Sumo, a flightless drone that will set you back $159. But that is ...more
Want to make even the newest of jewelry look antique? Then you've stumbled upon the right jewelry crafting video. Take a gander to learn how to color brass flower findings using Lumiere paints and Gilder's Paste. These two colorants can add a vintage patina to your necklaces ...more
There are countless beauty tools, from expensive brushes that perfect your application of powder to carefully shaped smoothing pads that help you to blend your makeup. Yet hiding in your silverware drawer is a free and highly useful beauty tool that can help you create an even ...more
The idea of a dock on any smartphone, be it iPhone or Android, is a fantastic invention. It allows you to stay grounded with a core group of apps that you frequently use. However, sometimes that dock can feel like an obstruction in the face of style — but there's a trick to hi ...more
Halloween is coming up pretty damn soon. As a person that has a life, I don't really have time to go all out and dress up as a Rubik's Cube or an iPhone. Also, a lot of people (like me) don't like to spend an abundant amount of money on a Halloween costume that they'll only we ...more
The pink wog (also known as the techno wog) is a silly-looking fly that gets the job done. Designed to float on the surface, it attracts silvers and other fish. The supplies are rather exotic: a marabou tail, deer hair dyed pink, and more. It's also a very messy fly to make, a ...more
Make any dark shirt look super cool with discharge dye in less than 30 minutes! This is an easy dying project that is similar to tie dying but does not use colors. Bleaching a dark shirt will make it fashionable and customized to your liking. Bleach discharge uses the same tec ...more
Make your own version of Lady Gaga's meat dress (with no meat). This tutorial shows you how to use a red and white tie dyed fabric (that looks kind of like meat) and then sew it together in the same style as Lady Gaga's famous dress. Video: .
Learn how to make a simple Ghillie suit in easy steps. 1. First find out some burlap bags and cut them up. 2. Now dye your burlap by choosing the proper colors that are suitable to the environment you are going to be in. 3. After selecting the dye color, soak them in it, let i ...more
POSTICHE 65 points (15 points without the bingo) Definition: an imitation [n] Not to be confused with pastiche, postiche simply means an imitation—a counterfeit of something. It could be anything, but most commonly it's referred to as false hair on the face or head, which in ...more
The Mad Hatter from Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland not only makes a great costume but a great project. The hour-glass shaped hat, the striped pants, the fingerless gloves, and the Hatter's signature scarf are the most important components in this costume. If you're fairly sk ...more
Chase the winter blues away by adding bright splashes of color to your boring winter tights. Using inexpensive nylon tights, fabric paints and basic craft supplies, you can do pretty much anything to transform your neutral-colored tights into something more colorful and fun. ...more
In the first part of this two-part guide, I covered cutting, grooving, beveling, making holes, and stamping/tooling. I hope you enjoyed that part, because we're pushing the accelerator to the floor and moving ahead at full speed! Covered in this section will be: Burnishing D ...more
Whether you want to avoid the cliche of expressing love through red roses or simply want to engage in a fun and simple DIY experiment, making your own rainbow roses using white roses and food coloring is a very simple project that will result in beautiful and unique floral eye ...more
If you haven't come up with a funny, innovative costume yet for Halloween, you're running out of time. While all your friends are busy perfecting their month-long DIY costume project, you're still being lazy about it and have just now started to search online for ideas. But t ...more
As a kid, my favorite part of Easter were the days leading up to the holiday, when my family would dye eggs. This became an enormous event in my household, as dozens and dozens of perfectly white eggs would become little oval canvases for arts and crafts. We generally eschewe ...more
Even if you've put aside your percolator and have gone the way of the pod coffeemaker, there are still dozens of ways to use your leftover coffee filters. Incredibly cheap, absorbent, and shaped with a ruffle, coffee filters are useful in the kitchen, garden, and around the ho ...more