iLovetoCreate Kaleidoscope Sprial Technique T-Shirt

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by iLovetoCreate Design Team

iLovetoCreate Kaleidoscope Sprial Technique T-Shirt

Twist your way to traditional tie-dye designs in a few simple steps.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include neither the washing nor drying of the t-shirt nor the time for the colors to set.
  • 2
    Prewash t-shirt without fabric softener. Do not dry.
  • 3
    Cover work surface with plastic table cover. Lay damp t-shirt flat on work surface.
  • 4
    Decide where you want the swirl to be on the t-shirt. Pinch t-shirt at this point. Twist t-shirt around into a flat spiral.
  • 5
    Bind with rubber bands, creating 6 wedge shapes. Use more rubber bands as desired.
  • 6
    Prepare dye following package instructions. (Choose several different colors.)
  • 7
    Apply dye on wedges using colors as desired, in the desired arrangement – alternating wedges, connecting wedges, etc.
  • 8
    Cover fabric t-shirt with plastic table cover. Let set 6-8 hours. 
  • 9
    Rinse t-shirt in warm water until water runs clear. Remove rubber bands.
  • 10
    Fill washer to large load setting with hottest water suitable for t-shirt and a small amount of non-bleach laundry detergent. Wash and dry separately for the first few washes.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye Kit Kaleidoscope 104768726
  • Gildan 100% Cotton T-Shirt White (Sized to Fit Person Wearing It)
  • Plastic Table Cover
  • Laundry Detergent Without Fabric Softener
  • Non-Bleach Laundry Detergent
  • Clothes Washer