How to Create Tie Dye Sublimation Designs

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Without a doubt, some of the hottest things to hit the craft market this year are sublimation stamp pads, sublimation stamp pad ink refills, and sublimation acrylic paints! These products, along with sublimation markers, are a great way for home crafters to express their creativity through sublimation, without the need for special equipment or supplies. In this video tutorial, I’ll show you how easy (and FUN!) it is to create one-of-a-kind tie dye sublimation designs using Artesprix sublimation stamp pad ink refills – no special printer required!

Woman wearing headband decorated with tie dye sublimation design

Some of the materials used in this project were provided by Artesprix in exchange for this post, but all opinions are my own.

What You’ll Need:

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Step-by-Step Tutorial Video

In this video, I’ll show you how to create tie dye sublimation designs for smaller items like bag tags, ornaments, and coasters as well as for larger items such as a headband or zip case.

If you want to skip ahead to a specific section of the video, here are the timestamps:

  • Tie dye sublimation design for small items using a coffee filter – 2:10
  • Tie dye sublimation design for larger items using tissue paper – 10:50
  • Pressing a tie dye sublimation design onto a plastic bag tag – 23:28
  • Pressing a tie dye sublimation design onto a headband – 30:43

For More Inspiration

These new sublimation mediums are incredibly fun to work with! Give them a try and let me know what you think. If you’d like more inspiration for using Artesprix products, check out some of these tutorials:

How to Use Sublimation Markers

How to Create Sublimation Designs in Silhouette Studio

How to Make a Simple Watercolor Background Using Sublimation Markers

How to Sublimate a Puzzle

How to Use Sublimation Ornaments Without a Sublimation Printer

DIY Valentine Gift Bags to Make with Your Silhouette

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