tie-dyeing(redirected from tie-and-dye)
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tr.v. tie-dyed, tie-dye·ing, tie-dyes
To dye (fabric) after tying parts of the fabric so that they will not absorb dye, giving the fabric a streaked or mottled look.
1. The process of tie-dyeing.
2. A tie-dyed fabric or garment.
(Textiles) a method of dyeing textiles to produce patterns by tying sections of the cloth together so that they will not absorb the dye. Also called: tie-and-dye