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« on: May 22, 2015 08:37:05 AM »



 My four-year-old and I did some tie-dye shirts for summer and I've discovered tie-dye isn't as straight forward as I expected. So after that, I went back and did a couple shirts on my own for him so he might have something a little more presentable to wear.   Anyway, he is a fan of Big Hero 6 and his favorite character is Baymax so I thought a Baymax tie dye would be fun.   First I freezer paper stenciled Baymax onto a white T-shirt with Tulip Cool Color Block,  which was supposed to act like a dye resist.   It really didn't work very well  as you can see in the picture below. Then I tie-dyed a swirl of colors that I thought my son would like .   This is how it turned out:



 Luckily, I had kept the template for Baymax so I reapplied the freezer paper stencil and used the bleach method this time.   Then I added the eyes with a black fabric pen.  Which resulted in this:



The bleach bled a little but he loves it.  Here is the Captain America shield shirt I also did for him, using a bleach freezer paper stencil for the star in the middle (also a Cool Color Block fail):

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« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2015 09:55:38 AM »

Lovely and well done on sorting out your mistakes so they look okay.  It helps the rest of us to learn too.
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« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2015 09:56:58 AM »

Awesome!! Love Baymax! My son would flip for that shirt.

Resists can be super tricky, glad you were able to save the shirt cause it's awesome!
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