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Tie Dye

Do you love bright, rainbow-hued clothes? Have you ever wanted to know how to create those bold patterns yourself? Yes? Oh good! Step right up to the Tie Dye square on your 62 Days 62 Ways map and let's get started.

 

When you finish, head back to the 62 Days of Summer home page for more ways to participate in the summer program!

By The Book

Tie-Dye 101 Ebook by Suzanne McNeill
Also available in: e-book
The Wild Dyer Ebook by Abigail Booth
Also available in: e-book
Hand Dyed Ebook by Anna Joyce
Also available in: e-book

Try a Video

There are a plethora of great videos available that give you step by step instruction on how to tie dye. Here are just a few:

Creativebug--available through cantonpl.org. Sign up with your Canton card to create a free account and access videos on tie dying, fabric printing, and hand dying yarn

Rit Dye website--check out the Rit Dye website for great tutorials, ideas for trends, different ways to dye clothing, and tricks for getting the best look for your tie dye.

Play Ideas--crafts with a unique tie dye theme for kids and adults of all ages

Now Try It!

Get ready to get creative! Enjoy these printable directions to make your next tie dye masterpiece.

Be sure to take a photo and share it with us using the hashtags #howdoyou62 or #62waystodo62days.

Now head back to the 62 Days of Summer home page for more ways to participate in the summer program!