Fan tie-dye shirt – easy men’s tie-dye

Fan Tie-Dye Green tie-dye men's shirt - Dye DIY

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Gabrielle’s on university holidays right now, and she’s been filling her new-found spare time with tie-dye (between rock-climbing, Ultimate Frisbee, and training for a half marathon, of course).

But she’s always up for another project, so she made the husband this green tie-dye shirt, using the fan fold tie-dye pattern with black dye over the top.

Result? A funky fan tie-dye shirt in a range of greens. Watch how she made it below!

I think it’s a brilliant tie-dye pattern and colourway, but green is my favourite colour, so I’m always going to like green tie-dye!

Overall, it makes a fantastic men’s tie-dye shirt. It’s colourful but not too over-the-top, and the fan tie-dye pattern is easy to do but looks great.

And if you love this green colour palette, pin it on Pinterest for later and check out all my tie-dye colour palettes for more great ideas.

We use Procion dyes, but if you want something a little simpler Tulip tie-dye kits are a great option.

Thanks for watching! We’d love to hear if you decide to try it and DIY your own tie dyes. Tag @dyediyhq on Instagram or Facebook and we’ll check it out.

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  1. Liz

    Awesome!! What did you spray on it after filling with color?

    • Kelly Kotanidis

      Thank you! Just black dye, a fairly strong mix.

  2. Jim Pineau

    Were there 2 sections you used black, besides spraying at the end? It’s hard to tell.

    • Kelly Kotanidis

      Hi Jim, the only black used was the spray at the end. This was one of our first videos, hopefully they’ve gotten a bit clearer as we learn!


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