DIY

How to Make a Tie-Dye Heart Shirt

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See also: How to Craft with Gold Leaf

Supplies: 100% cotton T-shirt, pre-washed, damp Fabric dye in red, light blue, and dark blue (you can find this at the craft store, I like the kind where you just add water and shake) Yellow chalk Rubber bands or zip ties Scissors Plastic table cover Baker's cooling rack

1. Pre-wash your shirt and, while it is damp, fold it in half lengthwise. Along the fold, draw half of a heart, really accentuate the dip and the bottom point. Make it a big juicy heart!

2. Starting at the bottom, accordion fold the shirt so that the yellow chalk lines up straight. This will make your heart outline crisp and defined. It might take a little practice. Go all the way around the shape of the heart until you've see that yellow straight line!

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