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best pants to exist

i used a kit. make sure the garment you are dyeing is almost 100% cotton or the colour wont hold. these pants were 95% cotton and turned out well

Posted by LastKoalaBear from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Published See LastKoalaBear's 33 projects »
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  • How to make trousers. Tie Dye Pants - Step 1
    Step 1

    soke the pants (or other thing) in water

  • How to make trousers. Tie Dye Pants - Step 2
    Step 2

    lay pants flat on floor. take a dowel or pole of sorts (i used curtain rod) and place it in center of pants. turn the dowel until the pants are a tight swirl

  • How to make trousers. Tie Dye Pants - Step 3
    Step 3

    tie the bundel with yarn,string, or elastics. make sure it's secure

  • How to make trousers. Tie Dye Pants - Step 4
    Step 4

    let bundel soke in soda ash for 20-30 minutes

  • How to make trousers. Tie Dye Pants - Step 5
    Step 5

    put the colours dye on in any pattern you want.

    i did the swirly pattern. to do that you split the bundle into 3 parts (in your mind) and put the colours on. do both sides.

    make sure to get the dye in the folds.

    i forgot to do that so there's a lot of white left.

  • How to make trousers. Tie Dye Pants - Step 6
    Step 6

    wrap in plastic-wrap and put in plastic bag. let sit for 24hr or more.

  • How to make trousers. Tie Dye Pants - Step 7
    Step 7

    rinse in warm water until it runs pretty clear. then put in washing machine with old towels

  • How to make trousers. Tie Dye Pants - Step 8
    Step 8

    now you have spiffy new pants. go frolick and be a crazy child

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Special
Special · Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA · 8 projects
I shall try! Once I get some money.. lol.
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LastKoalaBear
LastKoalaBear · Vancouver, British Columbia, CA · 33 projects
u should make some!
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Special
Special · Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA · 8 projects
DO WANT! ;D Awesome! Happy
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