Heart Technique

Tie Dye Basics
Pinch and bind fabric several inches apart randomly over fabric.

Step 1:

Fold damp shirt in half, then outline heart shape using washable marker.

Apply dye to pinched tips.

Step 2:

Tightly pleat fabric along marker line.

Apply dye to remaining fabric.

Step 3:

Use a rubber band to bind pleated fabric tightly around marker line.

Apply dye to remaining fabric.

Step 4:

Bind fabric with additional rubber bands.

Apply dye to remaining fabric.

Step 5:

Squeeze alternating dye colors between rubber bands. Cover dyed fabric with plastic wrap to keep damp. Let set 6 to 8 hours, rinse thoroughly and wash separately.

Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye Heart Technique