Craft the perfect pillow gifts for dads & grads with this glue resist tie dye project! Pair stencils with glue to create unique pillows that have custom designs and messages. When you DIY your pillow project you can customize it in so many ways. Use this technique to create designs with images, text, or both! Mix and match tie dye colors for lots of different effects, like ombre and galaxy. This glue resist tie dye technique is a fun way to keep kids busy at home this summer, too.
Glue Resist Tie Dye Pillow Supplies
- White T-shirt
- Pillow Insert of your choice
- Washable Glue
- Tie Dye Solution
- Spray Bottle
Check out the very short video tutorial to learn exactly how to create using glue as a resist on fabric. What glue works best? I show you two different glues you can use in the video tutorial. You can use different fabrics, but I like to use white t-shirts because they are affordable, easy to find, and the tie dye colors always show up vibrantly!
Once you have created your one of a kind design with tie dye and this glue resist technique, turn it into a fabulous throw pillow! Fairfield World offers a huge variety of pillow inserts to choose from, so you can create pillows in a huge variety of sizes and shapes. I don’t show you how to sew the fabric into a pillow in this video tutorial, since there are lots of different ways to do that. If you’re a beginner, check out my no sew tutorial to turn a t-shirt into a pillow! If you prefer to sew you pillow, you’ll find easy to follow instructions on our site. Have fun crafting and creating your own unique pillows with this technique!