Dyeing Fabrics: Tips, Tricks, and How-Tos
Natural fibers—such as cotton, linen, silk, and wool—take dye much better than synthetics do. Dyeing is as much an art as a science, so don’t hesitate to experiment. For example, we like combining liquid dyes to come up with our own colors. Modify this technique for items other than fabric, immersing them in the dye and taking note of how each item takes the color.
How to Tie-Dye Anything—Plus, Three of Our Favorite Patterns to Try
Wet, wild, and, yes, a little messy, tie-dyeing is the perfect way to keep kids entertained on a summer day. Even adults will appreciate that moment of anticipation just before the unraveling of rubber bands reveals their own vibrant creations.
Natural Dyes From Plants and Vegetables
We used beets, spinach, tumeric, and red cabbage to create a brilliant range of dye colors.
The Craft Trends We're Inspired to Try in 2021
From homemade candles to paint-by-number kits and more, here's what projects our experts say will dominate the DIY world in the new year.
Sharpie Tie-Dye T-Shirt
Learn how to quickly and creatively add a pop of color or fun design to your clothes