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No-Sew Tie Dye Kimono

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Kimonos are everywhere here is a NO-SEW dyed adaption from one I made on my blog. See my original kimono post here. The one above you can make yourself 
out of a XL mens T-shirt and some Tulip Tie-Dye .  
Things you need

 XL T-shirt

Scissors
2 Studs *Optional

  Cut up the middle of your shirt 
You are going to cut out a 4 inch section in the middle
and then cut around the collar.
 
 Your shirt will look like the picture above.
 
 Cut off the hem and then cut your fringe about 4 to 5 inches long.
 Stretch out your fringe.
 Accordion fold your shirt.
On the left side of the shirt rubber band 4 sections .
Then on the right  side rubber band 5 sections,
 in between what you rubber banded on the left
 Then rubber band again each section
 until you can not rubber band any more.
 
 
 Put a rubber band in the middle of the shirt.
 
 
 
 Fill up your dye to the line with warm water.
 
 Place your shirt into a bowl.
I used the turquoise color first and then the darker blue to fill any white left.
Place it in a zip lock bag.
 Let it sit over night.
Then rinse out until the shirt rinses clean and let dry.
 I placed a stud on the seam at the shouder 
so the seams would not come apart. 
If you do not have studs, 
You could glue this or hand stitch this as well.
 
 
 I love the pattern
 
 Looks kind of like a skull with a crown.
 
 Tie dye is a fun and easy way to create all kinds of things.
It is always a surprise when you open it up
 because they always come out different.
Have a wonderful Week.
Lots of love.
Anne

Here is another Kimono I did with Fringe.
Oh and did I mention it is no sew.
Click HERE to see how.
 
For more of my DIY head on over to my Blog 
 
Head over to our TIE DYE YOUR SUMMER site 
for even more inspiration, how-to's, and fun videos
 to get you mega-inspired for some DIY summer fun!

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January 15, 2015