How Do You Make Tie Dye Clothing?
A fun craft and a good activity to do with children is to make tie-dye clothing. Tie-dying is simple, easy and allows you to alter the look of any piece of clothing, whether a shirt, skirt, pants, socks, underwear or any other fabric. Typically a rainbow spiral pattern is a great way to start learning how to tie-dye and understand how the colors travel through the folded fabric. Spray your clothing with water to make it damp on the front and back. The item should not be dripping wet or have dry patches. Spread the item out on a clean, flat surface and spread the fabric evenly according to the seam lines of the garment. Pinch the fabric in the center between your thumb and forefinger and hold it tightly. Begin to twist the fabric into a spiral, never letting go of the center portion except to readjust your hand. As the edges of the material come closer to the spiral use your other hand to push them in along the sides. Place one rubber band around the outer edges of the clothing to hold