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How to Throw the Best Tie Dye Party

Bell bottoms may have stayed in the ’70s but tie dye hasn’t, and for a good reason! Tie-dye shirts are fun to make and fun wear! So why not throw a tie-dye party for your little one and their friends?

Here are five tips to help you throw the best tie-dye party for your kids:

How to Tie Dye

tie dye materials

Java Cupcake

You can purchase a tie-dye kit at your local arts and crafts store, but if you want to make yours from scratch visit Java Cupcake!

Tie-Dye Folding Techniques

Tie Dye Folding

By Stephanie Lynn

By Stephanie Lynn has a fantastic list of folding techniques. Have the kids pick their favorite tie-dye design and help them create the look!

Even More Tie-Dye Folding Techniques

More tie dye folding

Tie-Dye Your Summer

Tie-Dye Your Summer also has a great list of folding techniques including the classic swirl, watercolor, ombré and more! What’s your favorite?


Free Tie-Dye Printables!

free tie dye printables

Tie Dye Your Summer

Tie Dye Your Summer has free printables you can use to give your tie-dye party some extra oomph. Check out their invitations, banners, cupcake wrappers and more!


Tie-Dye S’Mores

tie dye s'mores

Studio DIY

Celebrate a successful tie-dye party with tie-dye s’mores! Studio DIY has an (almost too pretty to eat) recipe!


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