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xperimentl
« on: October 01, 2009 02:25:06 PM »

Soft Scrub with Bleach + Freezer Paper Stencil = Shirts I'll actually wear in public.


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« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2009 02:39:05 PM »

they're understated but quite pretty Smiley i really love your signature as well!
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« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2009 03:11:20 PM »

I love em, great everyday shirts1
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« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2009 06:49:17 AM »

What do you mean you used freezer paper stencils? I'm sure this is explained somewhere, but I figured I'd just ask. I want to use this idea (bleaching clothes) for part of my Halloween costume!
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« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2009 11:16:00 AM »

What do you mean you used freezer paper stencils? I'm sure this is explained somewhere, but I figured I'd just ask. I want to use this idea (bleaching clothes) for part of my Halloween costume!

There's a good bleaching with Soft Scrub explanation at http://calamitykim.typepad.com/calamity_kim/2008/10/soft-scrub-bleach-discharge-on-velvet-tutorial.html

You'll find lots of info on bleaching and freezer paper stencils if you just look under the Stenciling: Discussion and Questions here on Craftster.
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« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2009 12:17:23 PM »

Ooh, duh- I didn't look under discussion and questions! (I have a cold- which basically means my brain is not working! Bah, stupid illnesses!) Thank you! Cheesy

btw, I should have told you I think your shirts are awesome. I'll probably be using this technique to spruce up some of my boring-as-heck t-shirts, too!
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« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2009 06:00:36 PM »

These are very cute. Plus, I understand what you mean about making projects that you'll actually wear. I like the look of more costume-y type clothes, but I know that there is a time and a place for them and taking a trip to the mall or drug store isn't one of them. Smiley
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