iLoveToCreate® Patriotic Spiral Tank Top

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by Lauri Eaton, iLoveToCreate®

iLoveToCreate® Patriotic Spiral Tank Top

Put new spin on a plain tank top with the Tulip® Rainbow tie-dye kit. Twist your way to traditional tie-dye designs in a few simple steps.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement. Prewash fabric without fabric softener. Do not dry.
  • 2
    Cover work surface with plastic table cover. Lay damp fabric flat on work surface.
  • 3
    Decide where you want the swirl to be on the fabric. Pinch fabric at this point. Twist fabric around into a flat spiral.
  • 4
    Bind with rubber bands, creating 6 wedge shapes. Use more rubber bands as desired.
  • 5
    Prepare Red and Blue dye following package instructions.
  • 6
    Apply dye on wedges alternating Red and Blue dyes. Cover fabric with plastic table cover. Let set 6-8 hours.
  • 7
    Rinse fabric in warm water until water runs clear. Remove rubber bands.
  • 8
    Fill washer to large load setting with hottest water suitable for fabric and a small amount of non-bleach laundry detergent. Wash and dry separately for the first few washes.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Tulip® One-Step Tie-Dye Kit® Rainbow 104768724
  • White 100% cotton tank top
  • Tulip® Surface Cover 104514560