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Swirl Tie Dye Technique


Creating a twisting spiral of bright colors with tie-dye is easier than you might think! Follow this photo tutorial from I Love to Create or watch the video below to create your own swirl tie-dye for wearable items or home decor pieces.

Before you begin a tie-dye project, read the instructions for the Tulip One-Step Fashion Dye or Tulip Permanent Fabric Dye.  Refer back to them for standard steps with using dye.


Swirl 1 Pinch and twist

Before beginning, read the Tie-Dye how-to instructions and refer back to them for standard steps.

Prewash fabric to remove sizing. Do not use fabric softener or dryer sheets.

Cover work surface with a plastic tablecloth.
Lay fabric flat on work surface. Decide the area on the fabric where you want the swirl to be. Pinch fabric at this point. Twist fabric around into a flat spiral.

Swirl 2 Bind

Bind with rubber bands, creating 6 wedge shapes. Use more rubber bands as desired.

Swirl 3 Apply Dye

Apply Dye on wedges using as many colors as desired, in the desired arrangement – alternating wedges, connecting wedges, etc. or use a single color.

Cover fabric with plastic. Let set 4 to 6 hours. Remove rubber bands.

Fill washer to large load setting with hottest water suitable for fabric and a small amount of non-bleach laundry detergent. Wash and dry separately.






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