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Design and create your very own tie dye t-shirt using permanent markers and make up remover.
You will need
A plain white t-shirt
Permanent markers (your choice of colours)
Fancy designing and creating your very own t-shirt? Watch Tich and Radzi make these brilliant tie dye t-shirts! Just grab yourself a t-shirt, some permanent markers and some make-up remover then it's time to get started.
We love it when you guys join in so when you've finished making your t-shirt, take a picture and send it to us!
Write to us at: Blue Peter, 2nd Floor, BBC Bridge House, MediaCity UK, Salford, M50 2BH, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Place a plastic cup inside the t-shirt, in between the two
layers of the t-shirt, and secure it facing upwards with an elastic band. This
will act as a space for your design.
Repeat this process as much as you like to create as many
circles as you want.
Using your permanent markers, draw your pattern/design in the
circles you have just made and colour it in.
Use a paintbrush to drip make-up remover onto your design - not too much but enough to let the colours blend.
use the brush to encourage the colours to run and to blend the colours
Repeat the process so that the entire design on your circle has been
As the dye and
colours mix together, any liquid which passes through the t-shirt will be caught
by the cup.
Leave your designs to dry.
Once the designs are dry, take of the elastic bands, and take
away the cups, to reveal your ‘tie-dye’ t-shirt!