iLovetoCreate Ombré Tribal Pocket Hoody

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by Lauri Eaton & Erika Lindquist, iLovetoCreate

iLovetoCreate Ombré Tribal Pocket Hoody

The fashion world has aggressively adopted the kaleidoscopic designs of the tribal culture and now you can make your own fashion statement with the do-it-yourself iLovetoCreate Ombré Tribal Pocket Hoody! Add raw and rustic accents and you’re right in style!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include neither the time to wash and dry the hoody nor the drying the time for the paint, markers and dyes.
  • 2
    Prewash hoody without fabric softener and do not dry.
  • 3
    Cover work surface with disposable plastic table cover.
  • 4
    Line a bucket with a trash bag and pour Orange dye powder from bottle into bucket.
  • 5
    Fill bucket with 2 inch of water and stir until dye is dissolved.
  • 6
    With hoody still wet from wash, place two rubber bands around middle to guide where you want the Orange and Pink colors to stop. Leave a small gap between rubber bands.
  • 7
    Dip bottom of hoody into bucket up to the first rubber band and let it sit in bucket for a few minutes to soak in dye.
  • 8
    Wearing protective gloves from kit, wring out excess water/dye from hoody to prevent Orange dye running down when you flip over hoody to dye Pink side.
  • 9
    Replace trash bag with a new one in the bucket and pour in Pink dye powder.
  • 10
    Empty and rinse bucket. Fill bucket with 2 inch of water and stir until Pink dye is dissolved.
  • 11
    Dip top of hoody into bucket up to second (top) rubber band and let sit in bucket for a few minutes to soak in dye.
  • 12
    Wearing protective gloves, wring out excess water/dye. Place hoody in a sealed plastic bag and let set for 6-8 hours.
  • 13
    Rinse out hoody and wash and dry according to package instructions.
  • 14
    Draw straight lines with Black fabric marker in different widths onto front pocket of hoody with a ruler.
  • 15
    Draw a different pattern with Black fabric marker in each row on front pocket using triangular and/or circular shapes drawn freehand.
  • 16
    Use Orange fabric marker by coloring in different rows of patterns. Use an angled paintbrush and Glacier White fabric paint to continue coloring in more rows of patterns.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Tulip Fabric Markers 12 pc. 104548222
  • Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye Kit Tropical Twist 104768704
  • Tulip Soft Fabric Paint 4 oz. Matte Glacier White 104519378
  • Cotton Hoody with Pocket White (Sized to Fit Person Wearing It)
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Angle Shader 1/2 inch 104464987
  • Disposable Plastic Tablecloth
  • Bucket
  • Plastic Trash Bags (2)
  • Sealable Plastic Bag (Large Enough to Accomodate Hoody)
  • Disposable Stir Sticks (2)
  • Ruler