Easy to do Tye Dye

My girl just turned 6.  I can hardly believe that much time has already passed.  We had a little birthday party for her and since she's just like her mom and loves to craft, we had to come up with something fun for 6 year old girls and boys to do.
So we decided to make our own tye dye t-shirts.
It was so easy and practically mess free.  So here's the skinny on how to do it. 

We used handy dandy Sharpie markers, some rubbing alcohol and let the kids go crazy designing their own unique pictures. 

To make a Sharpie tie-dye, stretch the dry t-shirt over the pan/bowl or put aluminum foil or cardboard inside the shirt. Make your design using the Sharpie markers using a spray bottle, eye dropper, or cotton swabs, apply rubbing alcohol to the designs.  As the shirt soaks up the alcohol, the color spreads, creating a tie-dye effect.
Allow the shirt to dry and then iron or put it in the dryer on high for 15 minutes to set the design. (Hint: fabric drenched in combustible liquid + intense heat = danger, so let the shirt dry before setting the design in the dryer.) Wash as normal. 

Here are some of the results:

I did this on socks.  Turned out pretty cool I thought

Anyway, you get the idea.  Get those markers out and have fun with them!

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