The Delicate Application of Joy

About A Brighter World A Santa Cruz original Tie-Dye shop, studio, and learning center. Located at 119 Walnut in Downtown Santa Cruz. In the fall of 1987, I learned the basics of tie-dyeing.  Soon after, we began making bandans to sell … read more

Find Your Favorite

Tie Dye Designs Are As Unique As Snowflakes Browse our extensive catalogue of tie-dyed products online, or drop by the store and have a look. Interested in a specific design, color, size, or garment? Can’t find something you’re looking for? We do … read more

Create Your Own

Our comprehensive studio is open to the public for walk-in students, as well as scheduled classes. We have plenty of garments to choose from, or bring your own.  Time in the studio is about 30 minutes to 1 or 2 hours.  Items then set … read more