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Topic: Finished a Ombre Skirt Dye project  (Read 1015 times)
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« on: October 14, 2012 08:21:28 PM »

Painted Threads (http://paintedthreadsprojects.blogspot.com/2012/05/diy-ombre-skirt.html) has a super easy DIY Ombre Skirt tutorial. I just got this Christopher & Banks skirt out of the washing machine. I've had it for a while. My mom actually got it for me. I like it but it's a little bit on the bland side. I think it's because it's so dark and I usually don't wear that dark of denim.

I've bleached the holy hell out of the bottom part of this skirt and can't get it as white as I would like but it was looking pretty good when I rinsed it and threw it into the washer.

I am going to let it air dry tonight and run it through the dryer in the morning with a dryer sheet. It still really smells like bleach, even after being washed. Originally. I thought I hadn't been able to get the bottom as stark white as I would have liked, but it surprised me. And even though I rinsed the skirt out before washing it, that middle section came out lighter than I wanted, but still...I love how this turned out!!!!! My laundry room was a little dark tonight, so the top part is really not that dark. The before picture above it actually truer to life.

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« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2012 09:30:48 AM »

That looks much better now: a huge change!

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