Try dye

I don’t know how or why this idea came to my mind. But I got my shirt, and taped off what I didn’t want dyed.



Then, using an empty (and cleaned) spice shaker I sprinkled the dye powder mixed with salt onto the dry shirt. And sprayed it lightly  with a mixture of warm water and vinegar, and let it dry.


Once it was dry I shook off as much as I could and removed the tape, sandwiched it between 2 old towels and washed it.


Aside from the fact that the stripes turned out purple instead of black it is exactly how I pictured it. I will be making more shirts using this technique.!


About alwaystimetoprocraftinate

I am a homemaker that loves to start but now always finish project. I have been married 11 years, with 2 children that will both be in school this year.
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3 Responses to Try dye

  1. Very clever! That looks awesome! What sort of dye powder did you use?

  2. Thimberlina says:

    This is fab! Very clever 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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