Shibori Chic Tie Dye Tee


Shibori Chic Tie Dye Tee

Shibori is the name for twisted tie dye techniques, and this Shibori Chic Tie Dye Tee from I Love to Create looks phenomenal. Make tie dye shirts in the shibori style for a summery, sassy look that will turn heads on the beach and beyond!

Find this project and many more in our free eBook, How to Make Tie Dye Shirts, Decor, and More: 18 Tie Dye Patterns!

Shibori Chic Tie Dye Tee



  • Tulip® One-Step Tie-Dye Kit™ - Carousel
  • Tulip® Surface Cover™
  • T-shirt - gray
  • PVC pipe



  1. Prewash T-shirt to remove sizing. Do not use fabric softener.
  2. Cover work surface with Tulip® Surface Cover™. Lay damp shirt on prepared surface.
  3. Wearing rubber gloves, add water to dye bottles to lines indicated. Replace caps tightly and shake until dye is dissolved.
  4. Place the PVC pipe on top of the bottom left corner of damp tee then roll corner up around pipe and continue rolling shirt to about the middle of shirt, leaving the top of shirt laying out flat. Scrunch fabric around pipe tightly. Squeeze Black dye onto scrunched portion of shirt. Unwrap from pipe.
  5. Lay shirt out flat and squeeze out Blue dye onto top right of shirt in a random fashion. Refer to photo.
  6. Cover fabric with Tulip® Surface Cover™ and let sit 4 to 6 hours. Wash in a large load of water with a small amount of laundry soap and dry in dryer.

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