VIDEO: Design ideas for Tie-Dye Day

Every year, Conant chemistry students tie-dye t-shirts the Friday before spring break. It is a popular Conant tradition and a fun way to kick off spring break. In the spirit of this tradition, this video demonstrates different tie-dye patterns you can try out for your shirts.

Additional Information:

  • For the yin yang and heart tie-dye patterns, make sure that the pencil marks make a straight line after you make the folds. 
  • Don’t be fooled!  Even if the shirt looks like it is covered in dye, you still may have a lot of white space left. Be sure to get the dye in between the folds and creases of the t-shirt.
  • After dying, let the t-shirt sit for about 12 hours, and then rinse out the excess dye. The longer you let it sit, the more vivid the colors will be.

Michelle Zhang

Michelle is a junior at Conant Highschool, and this is her second year on the Crier staff. This year she is going to be the editor of the new Lifestyle section. During the school year she is on the golf team and the math team. Outside of school she loves to bake, read, and spend time with her family.

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