Written by Kate Curry
Did you peep at the DGY crew marching in the Albany Pride parade?
Our team was wearing hand tie dyed shirts that we made together!
If you want to get yourself a Pride shirt to tie dye, you can follow these easy steps to create the tie dye rainbow of your dreams!
White or light colored clothing (like our DGY Pride 2022 Unisex T-Shirt)
Bucket for rinsing
Rubber bands or string
Step 1: Using a clean shirt, fold, twist, or wrap it into the style of your choice. Once it is twisted to your liking, use the rubber bands or string to keep your shirt together.
Step 2: It’s soaking time! Dunk your shirt into your bucket of water, making sure it is totally drenched.
Step 3: Apply your dye! Make sure you’re doing this outside or in a place you can’t make a mess and stain everything. Tips:
Make sure that you’re getting the dye in all those little nooks and crannies. You don’t want any bare spots!
Colors are great - but too many colors can blend together to make a mushy brown if you use too much dye.
Step 4: Once you’re done dyeing, wrap your shirt into a plastic bag.
Step 5: Let your shirt rest for 24 hours
Step 6: In your bucket, rinse your shirt. Take off the rubber bands or strings and rinse your shirt under running water until it runs clear.Step 7: Wash your shirt on a normal setting