D I Y ACID WASHED TIE-DYE

Updated: Apr 3

We are now on day I D K of this COVID -19 quarantine and I am determined not to let the creative in me die.

One of the projects I have been working on is acid wash tie-dying my (and my boyfriends) old clothes! It's a fun way to pass the time and save some money on buying new lounge-wear by turning something old, into something new!


CROPPED TIE-DYE HOODIE

If you are cropping anything make sure you do this BEFORE you tie-dye the garment.


CROPPED BOYFRIEND TEE-SHIRT

I put a few extra dousts of bleach on the collar to enhance the distressed look.


You can wear this top at home with your favorite jogger (white ones pictured are LESET) or with your favorite pair of jeans! Here are a few ways I would style this top.




HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN!

You will need :

1 bottle of household bleach or Clorox Toilet cleaner with bleach

1 bag of rubber bands



STEP 1:

CLOSET CLEANOUT TIME! Find all of those old college t-shirts, and any MEN's clothing you can get your hands on (this way you can crop these pieces into something cute).


STEP 2:

Tie up sections of the garment using the rubber bands (see picture below). Be sure to make various sized bunches when you do this so your sections don't all look the same.



STEP 3:

Wait 10 minutes and watch the bleach turn the garment's color.


STEP 4:

Rinse with cold water until the water is CLEAR - this is a sign that all of the bleach is out of your garment. Then machine wash and dry and voila!


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