Forget about the messiness when making a tie dye shirt. Use sublimation so the process is quick and clean.
Materials and supplies:
100% Polyester shirt
Tie Dye design in a circle, can be on a 8.5″x11″ sublimated paper
Center design, mirrored on sublimation paper (10″x10″ for adult large, design size depends on shirt size)
Butcher paper (at least 4 sheets for top and bottom)
The following video shows step-by-step on how to create a tie dye effect shirt using sublimation: