Dean Uftring, 54, Lathrop, Mo., sells tie-dye shirts at Wakarusa Festival Saturday. He learned to tie-dye in the 70s on hippie compounds in Tennessee, he said.
Uftring has been in the business of selling tie-dye products since 1983. He owned Space Cowboy, a store in Westport, Kansas City, Mo., for several years.
Dean Uftring, 54, travels across the country with his tie-dyes promoting peace and earning him the nickname "Space Cowboy."
Uftring holds a photo of Grateful Dead on tour wearing the shirts he made in 1985.
Dean Uftring's tie-dye creating flap in Saturday's winds at Wakarusa Festival.