Reverse Tie-Dye

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  • Questions 4
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Switch up tie-dye by doing it backwards! Grab some bleach and join us!

Your Instructor: Karen

Difficulty: Hard

Length of Activity: Prep: 30 Minutes - Total: 1 1/2 Hours

Parental Warning: Bleach use


  • A Dark or Colored Cotton T-shirt
  • 1 Cup of Bleach
  • 1 Cup of Water
  • Cup
  • Rubber Bands

Follow Along Below

Written Instructions (Printable PDF)

  1. Change into clothing that you don't mind getting bleach on.
  2. Take your t-shirt and tie it up with the rubber bands in your preferred design.
  3. After you have tied it up, dampen the shirt just lightly so the bleach will blend a bit better. This step Is optional.
  4. Then mix a cup of bleach and a cup of water together.
  5. Pour this mixture over the shirt as desired.
  6. Leave for about an hour.
    1. Tip: If you want it to dry faster, place your shirt in the sun.
  7. Open It up, If you like the design you can move on to the next step. You can repeat the steps until you have the desired pattern.
  8. Rinse out the shirt, once you do this, the bleach will not be able to alter the shirt anymore.
  9. Put your shirt through the washer and dryer and then it is ready to wear!