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Halloween Candy Corn Tank Top

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One of the easiest Halloween projects is a simple candy corn coloured tie dye.  

You only need to use yellow & orange dye and the result is cute wearable candy corn! Make your own orange by mixing Scarlet or Cardinal Red with Brilliant Yellow.

This project is made even spookier with a crocheted skull.n...Read more

Candy Corn Tie Dye Tank Top

Pumpkin Coaster

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Transform cotton cord into a pumpkin; after dyeing you can add felt accents for the face to make a Jack-O-lantern. Swirl the cord to make a circle (or weave into more complex shapes) and...Read more

Dyed Pumpkin Coaster 

Easy Halloween Queen of Hearts Costume

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There are so many options for Halloween each year, but red and black always look perfect.  The Queen of Hearts is an easy last minute costume that looks great.  Use the things that you already have at home as a base and play up your makeup for a look that will off with their turn heads...Read more

Tie Dye Tablecloth DIY

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Go from basic to bold and use brightly coloured fabric dye to update your old tablecloth. This easy tie dye DIY project will produce a fantastic addition to your spring or summer picnic or patio. Start off with a white (or off-white) tablecloth and add your favorite coloured fabric dye into the mix. There are many great tips on how to get the best tie dye results available. The basic materials for a tie dye project are simple, you probably have everything at home already...Read More

Dyeing Shoelaces

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Who wants to start the world's easiest DIY and turn their plain white shoelaces a new colour?  In a flash you can follow the simple instructions to have a 'tie dye' effect without any fuss--all you need is...Read more   

Dyed shoelaces

Spray Swirl Dyeing

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Get a custom abstract dyeing result using a squeeze or spray bottle. Get creative and use the colours that speak to you. This is a great way to use up extra dye and is a family friendly DIY project...Read more

Spray Swirl Abstract DIY

 

Ice-Dyed Wool Coat

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We love how this custom ice-dyed wool coat project turned out. Ice dyeing can be a good way to dye delicate fabrics that are prone to shrinking. Tintex powder is sprinkled overtop the ice and as it melts the fabric may be set aside or...Read more

Ice Dyed Wool Coat

Dyeing Wood Buttons

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You can use fabric dye to add character and colour to more than just fabric. Tintex will dye unfinished wood without chipping or peeling. Try this simple DIY to update buttons, beads or other...Read more

Dyed Wood Buttons

5 Classic Tie Dye Techniques

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Summer is the perfect time to enjoy tie dyeing. There are many tried and true techniques to try! Beginners can rest assured that the you don't need to be a master dyer to try the bullseye, spiral, stripe, heart or fold tie dye techniques...Read more

Spiral Tie Dye

Dyeing Delicate Cashmere Sweaters or Knits

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Tintex products work best with hot water, but you can always adjust the temperature for delicate cashmere knits. Avoid shrinkage by using the fabric care label as a guide of what your correct water temperature should be. Hand techniques keep you in control. If you are using Colour Remover to lighten before dyeing, you can always stop the lightening process and rinse at any time. 

Colour Remover is designed to lighten fabric gently, but your technique impacts dyeing & lightening results. For best results with delicate material, always respect and follow the fabric care instructions (often located at the top centre back seam or along the side seams). Only use...Read more

Dyed Sweater

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