Rinse the garment (still bound) of any excess dye until the sink water runs clear. Then it’s the moment of truth—cut or undo the rubber bands and pieces of wood, and unfold your transformed, chic new 'fit.
Tie Dye Folding Techniques: 16 different ways to tie dye - from stephanielynn; Each folding and binding technique produces a different look.
Shibori is a Japanese dyeing technique that involves folding, twisting or bunching cloth and then binding it to create incredible patterns. There are three techniques for Shibori, Arashi, Itajime and Kanoko. Arashi is the known as the pole-wrapping technique because it involves wrapping fabric around a pole (or PVC pipe). The Itajime style is the most classic shibori look. The Kanoko shibori style is one of the easier Shibori techniques to duplicate because it only requires some twine.