The fabric of tie-dye shirts must sit to dry without being touched at all or removing the rubber bands from two to 24 hours. The longer the shirts sit to dry, the better the results.
Tie dying is a simple procedure used to create color patterns in fabrics, which are applied when the fabric is completely wet. It is important to remember that the tie-dying process requires the fabric to be soaked in the different mixes of colors thoroughly while wet. Tie dying also requires the fabric to dry naturally, so avoid using a dryer or any other fabric drying method.