Easy DIY Tie Dye 90's Band Shirt Using Bleach

Cass Harris
by Cass Harris
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I always love rocking a cute nostalgic band/ artist t-shirt, so I decided to DIY my own. First I created a tie-dye effect with the shirt using bleach. Then I added an image of one of my favorite music groups to the shirt. You can make this DIY with a long sleeve or short sleeve shirt. This is such an easy fashionable DIY that never seems to go out of style. Keep scrolling to find out exactly how I made it!

Simple DIY Tie Dye 90's Band Shirt Using Bleach



  1. Grab a plain solid colored shirt and roll it, twist it, and rubber band it into sections. (I used a black long sleeve shirt).
  2. Place the rubber banded shirt in the sink with a stopper. I placed my shirt in the sink with an old plastic bowl that I no longer use for food.
  3. Pour bleach on the shirt. Tip: I got a little carried away with my bleach pouring because I didn't see the color changing fast enough. A little bleach goes a long way. I suggest using only a small amount of bleach if you want less orange highlights on your shirt.
  4. Rinse the shirt and remove the rubber bands. (Optionally, You can also wash the shirt by itself if you want to get rid of the bleach smell).
  5. Print your favorite artist or band image using dark transfer paper on an ink jet printer on any printer. (I simply used google on the internet to find my favorite image).
  6. Then, iron on your transfer image design once your shirt has completely dried.

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Suggested materials:
  • Dark T-Shirt Transfer Paper   (Jo Anns)
  • Plain Black Shirt   (Walmart)
  • Bleach   (Walmart)
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  • Heather Heather on Nov 08, 2021

    That’s adorable! Thanks for the idea.:)

  • Andrea Grace Andrea Grace on Nov 08, 2021

    Uhm, 60s or 70s trend actually.

    • Cass Harris Cass Harris on Nov 09, 2021

      That's True! Those decades are the trend for sure! I meant the band/group TLC on the shirt was from the 90's...making it the 90s band shirt. Thanks for the feedback!♥️