DIY Shibori Tie Dye Shirt


DIY Shibori Tie Dye Shirt

Create a beautiful statement piece for your wardrobe using the shibori technique.

DIY Shibori Tie Dye Shirt
DIY Shibori Tie Dye Shirt

Tie-dye is super trendy right now; but there's more to it than just brightly colored t-shirts and swirl designs. Elevate your look and breathe new life into a plain, old white shirt with the shibori tie dye technique. Originating in Japan, this technique involves a unique bit of folding, twisting, and binding fabric before dyeing it indigo– every creation is one-of-a-kind! This DIY shibori tie dye shirt looks great with jeans and is perfect for a casual evening out on the town.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteWeekend project


Materials List


  1. Wash shirt to remove sizing. Leave damp and lay flat on covered work surface.

  2. Roll top half of shirt around shibori tube, then scrunch fabric towards center of tube. Secure with rubber bands or string.

  3. Mix dye according to package instructions, then add Blue dye only to portion of shirt scrunch around tube.

  4. Cover with plastic and let set 6 to 8 hours.

  5. Unwrap shirt from tube and rinse thoroughly under running water. Launder according to package/fabric instructions.

DIY Shibori Tie Dye Shirt
DIY Shibori Tie Dye Shirt

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