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« on: November 05, 2008 01:08:22 PM »

Ahh!  So, a few weeks ago, I accidentally got some bleach on a new shirt, this one to be exact:
I only wore the shirt once, so I want to get rid of the bleach spot so I can wear it again!  BUT.  I'm afraid to dye it because I don't want to ruin the screen print on it.  Would the screen print get dyed if I were to dye the shirt black?


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« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2008 04:48:49 AM »

I'm not sure, but I don't think it'd be dyed, per se, but it'd probably become rather dingy, and perhaps spotty.  Is there a way you could spot dye the bleach stain?  (I.e. Mix your dye, but only submerge one part of the shirt, instead of the whole thing, preserving the screen print out of the pot)  You might also ask on either the fiber arts--dyeing board, or the image reproduction/screen-printing board.

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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2008 05:15:50 AM »

You might consider putting some appliques on the bleach spots - such as red spots.  Could also do reverse applique, cutting out the bleach spots and putting red fabric behind.

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« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2008 03:48:00 PM »

How big are the spots?  What about a fabric marker instead of dyeing the whole thing?

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Hi I'm new on this site.
I just love the pictures there have been showen, where can i buy one of those  Smiley
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2009 03:36:21 AM »

if its really silkscreening, it wont move at all it will keep its original color!

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