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Topic: Experimenting with bleach - new Frida Kahlo stencil  (Read 13041 times)
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stina.hamberg
« on: March 01, 2008 01:41:52 AM »

I got really inspired by some of the bleached stuff I have seen here on Crafter especially emlee_bee http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=201691.msg2146348#msg2146348
Unfortunately I can't find any kind of bleach pen here in Sweden, so I have dipped an old felt-tip pen in chlorine, since my various tries with spraying bleach on the fabric have been disastrous.
I hope I can inspire you in any way.


I stole this stencil from this page: http://triciawang.vox.com/library/posts/tags/san+francisco/

It is first bleached and then stenciled with fabric paint. Do you think I should ad the flower or not?







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« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2008 01:49:11 AM »

I am so wisting those socks. 
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« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2008 01:51:32 AM »

The look great!  I'm wisting those socks too Wink  Awesome
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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2008 02:06:52 AM »

gorgeous work! love the tonings you have captured.
You can buy a water brush pen that can be filled with bleach from scrapbook shops here in australia so maybe try a scrapbooking supplies shop. i think using good paint brushes would work too.
inspiring work!
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« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2008 03:03:10 AM »

yeah i cant get the bleach pens in singapore either. but thats a great idea to use old felt tip pens. thanks for the idea!
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« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2008 03:15:16 AM »

I am so wisting those socks. 
me too >.<
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« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2008 03:26:03 AM »

These all look great, especially those socks!
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« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2008 05:05:32 AM »

As with everyone else I am loooooving those socks, they're awesome!!!  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2008 05:13:25 AM »

AWESOME socks!   I want some!
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« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2008 05:26:56 AM »

That's so cool!  I love the raccoon shirt!  Did you just draw these freehand?  Wow!
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