It is important to let a newly tie-dyed shirt soak for at least one hour before washing it. It is even better to let it sit for a 24-hour period. Keep it in a warm and moist place, such as a plastic bag. More »

To tie-dye, fold or twist a t-shirt or other 100-percent cotton item, and secure it with rubber bands or string. Dip the fabric in dye, or apply the dye with squeeze bottles. Including washing, the tie-dye process takes ... More »

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Tie-dyed shirts must be washed carefully to preserve their colors. Cold water and small loads protect the design and prevent the dye from running. More »

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To wash tie dye, rinse the item in fresh cold water several times, until the water runs clear. Never wash fresh tie dye with light-colored items, and make sure the dye has completely set before washing a tye-dyed piece i... More »

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Wash a tie by pretreating stains and washing it by hand. You need a gentle laundry detergent, rubbing alcohol, talcum powder or cornstarch, a blow dryer, towels and a tub or container. More »

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Clean a tie by pretreating it with an appropriate solution, hand washing the tie, and then ironing it at the correct temperature. If your tie is made of silk, have it cleaned professionally. More »

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To get wrinkles out of a shirt, hang it up as soon as it is dry. Gently smooth your hands over the warm shirt immediately after removing it from the dryer. For stubborn wrinkles, use an iron. More »

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