15 Best Tie-Dye Kits to Try in 2024
If you want to start tie-dyeing but don’t know where to start, Tulip’s got you covered! Check out our list of the 15 best tie-dye kits for any occasion— whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned tie-dye superstar, we’ve got a colorful kit for all your needs. Each of our One-Step Tie-Dye Kits come with everything you need to start tie dyeing, including gloves, rubber bands, and project inspiration guides, so read on and find the perfect tie-dye kit for you!
Best Tie-Dye Kits in Each Category:
There are so many fun and colorful tie-dye kits to choose from, so we’ve selected our favorite from each category.
- Best Overall: Tulip Tie-Dye Party for 6 Tie-Dye Kit
- Best Budget Kit: Tulip 3-Color Tie-Dye Kit
- Best Beginner Kit: Tulip Carnival 12-Color Mini Tie-Dye Kit
- Best Professional (Soda Ash) Kit: Tulip Artisan Soda Ash 4-Color Tie-Dye Kit
- Best Year-Round Kit: Tulip Two-Minute Tie-Dye Kit
- Best Large Kit for Parties: Tulip Tie-Dye Party Tub Kit
- Best Color Selection: Tulip Super Big Tie-Dye Kit
- Best Reverse Tie-Dye Kit: Tulip Reverse 4-Color Tie-Dye Kit
- Best Spray Tie-Dye Kit: Tulip Confetti 7-Color Spray Dye Kit
- Best Ice Dye Kit: Tulip One-Step Ice Tie-Dye Kit
- Best Shibori Tie-Dye Kit: Tulip Shibori 5-Color Tie-Dye Kit
- Best Glow-in-the-Dark Tie-Dye Kit: Tulip Glow-in-the-Dark Cosmic 4-Color Tie-Dye Kit
- Best Pastel Tie-Dye Kit: Tulip Pastel Party 12-Color Tie-Dye Kit
- Best Custom Color Tie-Dye Kit: Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye Color Mixing Kit
- Best Tie-Dye Refill Kit: Tulip Tie-Dye Refills Color Wheel 30 Pack
1. Best Overall: Tulip Tie-Dye Party for 6 Kit
There are so many tie-dye kits to choose from, but the Tulip Tie-Dye Party for 6 Kit is our choice for the overall best tie-dye kit! This kit includes all the tie-dye supplies you need to make your party pop with over-the-top color. Stocked with 18 bottles of One-Step Dyes in 14 vibrant colors, 6 pairs of gloves, rubber bands, project guide, and a disposable plastic table cover, this is the best tie-dye kit for creating tons of colorful tie-dye projects with your closest pals. After all, tie dye is more fun with friends!
2. Best Budget Kit: Tulip 3-Color Tie-Dye Kit
The Tulip 3-Color Tie-Dye Kits are great for budget-friendly tie dye! This is the best tie-dye kit for creators on a budget because you can mix and blend the dyes to create new colors during project creation— just keep the color wheel in mind when you’re experimenting with these classic colors! This kit has enough dye to create up to 9 colorful tie-dye projects— not bad for tie dyeing on a budget!
3. Best Beginner Tie-Dye Kit: Tulip Carnival 12-Color Mini Tie-Dye Kit
This small but mighty kit is the best tie-dye kit for beginners! The Tulip Carnival Mini Tie-Dye Kit lets you sample 12 mini (but just as vibrant) One-Step Dyes at a super affordable price, making it great for novices, children, or small tie-dye projects to get you started. This mini kit is perfect for practicing your tie-dye patterns and designs with tons of color, without the commitment of our extra-large tie-dye kits.
4. Best Professional (Soda Ash) Kit: Tulip Artisan Soda Ash 4-Color Tie-Dye Kit
If you’ve been tie dyeing for a while, you’ve probably considered using soda ash for your colorful creations. Our traditional One-Step Dyes have soda ash pre-mixed in the formula, but the Tulip Artisan Soda Ash Tie-Dye Kit utilizes the traditional two-step soda ash method so that you can have the vibrant color and control needed to create professional and artist-quality tie-dye results!
This is the best tie-dye kit we have to offer for professional-level tie-dye projects! The MaxVibrant Fiber Reactive Dyes in this kit contain ultra-concentrated dye pigments with a thicker, richer formula that provides unsurpassed color vibrancy and maximum dye control for sharper, more defined tie-dye patterns.
5. Best Year-Round Kit: Tulip Two-Minute Tie-Dye Kit
Although many of us associate tie dye with summertime, it’s easy to tie-dye year-round with the Tulip Two-Minute Tie-Dye Kit! This patent-pending Two-Minute Tie-Dye Kit features specially made containers and supplies to make tie-dye magic in just minutes. You’ll need to use your home microwave for this specialty kit, so be sure to follow the included time chart and extra safety precautions. This is our best tie-dye kit for year-round creativity because it speeds up the dye set process from 8 hours to 2 minutes, with the same vibrant results!
6. Best Large Kit for Parties: Tulip Tie-Dye Party Tub
Get ready to party with Tulip’s Tie-Dye Party Tub! Stocked with 14 vibrant dye colors, gloves, rubber bands, and plastic surface cover in a convenient storage tub, this party pack is perfect for sizzling up summer camps, fun at family reunions, backyard bashes and more. This extra-large kit is our best tie-dye kit for getting colorful and creative with family and friends—and cleanup is super easy with the included storage tub. Remember, when you need a ton of tie dye for your get togethers, turn to Tulip!
7. Best Color Selection: Tulip Color Spectrum Tie-Dye Kit
Can’t decide on which tie-dye color palette you want to try? No worries, you can try them all with the Tulip Super Big Kit! This extra-large kit features a must-have extended rainbow color palette so that you can have the ultimate tie-dye experience with every color of the rainbow. The reusable plastic storage container is perfect for holding dyes and other items when the tie-dye fun is done. This is our best tie-dye kit for those looking to add even more color to their tie-dye creations!
8. Best Reverse Tie-Dye Kit: Tulip Reverse 4-Color Tie-Dye Kit
Our best tie-dye kit for those looking for a different take on tie dye is the Tulip Reverse 4-Color Tie-Dye Kit! This reverse tie-dye kit includes a specially formulated color changer that removes color from dark fabrics for bold, bleached tie-dye effects. Then, you can add vibrant color back into your projects with the included dyes! This is the best tie-dye kit for people who may be intimidated by the traditional bleach tie-dye technique— it’s super simple with Tulip!
9. Best Spray Tie-Dye Kit: Tulip Confetti 7-Color Spray Dye Kit
Spray dye kits are just as fun as traditional tie dye! Each dye in the Tulip Confetti Spray Dye Kit comes in individual spray bottles, so all you have to do is add water before spraying on bold, beautiful color! Create seamless ombre designs or use your favorite tie-dye folding technique to create classic patterns with this incredibly easy to use kit. This is our best tie-dye kit for those looking for a simple way to dye fabrics!
10. Best Ice Dye Kit: Tulip One-Step Ice Tie-Dye Kit
The Tulip Ice Tie-Dye Kit is our best tie dye kit for staying cool, especially in those sweltering summer months! If you haven’t tried the ice dye technique yet, this kit is the perfect intro to a super chill tie-dye experience. Stocked with 4 bottles of One-Step Dyes plus gloves, rubber bands, project guide, and ice dye tray, this kit has almost everything you need to play with this fun and frosty technique— just add ice!
11. Best Shibori Tie-Dye Kit: Tulip Shibori 5-Color Tie-Dye Kit
If you haven’t heard of shibori yet, here’s a good place to start! Shibori is a Japanese manual tie-dyeing technique that uses indigo dyes to produce a number of different patterns on fabric. Our best tie-dye kit for shibori-inspired designs is the Tulip Shibori 5-Color Tie-Dye Kit— it includes 5 One-Step Dyes plus refill packets, gloves, rubber bands, twine, zip ties, and project guide to help you explore the intricate art of shibori!
12. Best Glow-in-the-Dark Tie-Dye Kit: Tulip Glow-in-the-Dark Cosmic 4-Color Tie-Dye Kit
Give your tie-dye creations the ultimate glow up with the Tulip Glow-in-the-Dark Cosmic Tie-Dye Kit! This is our best tie-dye kit for creating fun glow-in-the-dark designs— it comes with 4 bottles of One-Step Dyes in a colorful cosmic palette plus our special Glow Mixer, gloves, rubber bands, and project guide. Once the tie-dyeing fun is done, you can charge your creations with a UV or black light for about a minute to experience some out-of-this-world color!
13. Best Pastel Tie-Dye Kit: Tulip Pastel Party 12-Color Tie-Dye Kit
Tie dye doesn’t always have to be bold and bright— if softer shades are what you’re looking for, the Tulip Pastel Party Tie-Dye Kit is the best tie-dye kit for you! Stocked with 12 perfectly pastel One-Step Dyes, this kit has everything you need for creating delicate pastel patterns and designs. If this Pastel Party doesn’t have the exact color you’re looking for, remember that many of our One-Step Dyes can be diluted with water to create softer shades!
14. Best Custom Color Tie-Dye Kit: Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye Color Mixing Kit
Want to make the perfect shade of tie dye for your custom creations? Our best tie-dye kit for creating custom colors is the Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye Color Mixing Kit! This kit includes dye powders in 4 classic colors (fuchsia, turquoise, yellow, black) plus mixing guide with 50 unique color formulas, measuring spoons, and mixing bottles. There are endless color possibilities with this kit, so tap into your creative side and get ready to make some tie dye that’s unlike any other!
15. Best Tie-Dye Refill Kit: Tulip Tie-Dye Refills Color Wheel 30 Pack
Don’t toss those leftover tie-dye bottles—pick up some refills instead! Tulip Color Wheel Refills are a convenient and eco-friendly way to continue the tie-dyeing experience. Our best tie-dye kit for refills, this 30-pack includes super vibrant shades of every color on the color wheel. Plus, you can make one-of-a-kind tie-dye projects by mixing dyes to create unique new colors!
Which of these kits do you think is Tulip’s best tie-dye kit? It’s so hard to pick just one! Show us your favorites and share your colorful tie-dye creations with us on social media @TulipColorCrafts!
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