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« on: November 05, 2012 01:19:39 PM »

I've been wanting to try doing something with a bleach pen for a long time but couldn't get around to it until this weekend. This is a really fun processes! I know a lot of people use freezer paper (which I didn't have) or free hand (which I don't have the skill for), but I just used regular paper for my stencil and used a box cutter to cut the pattern out. It worked pretty well in my opinion and I can't wait to make more.

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« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2012 03:07:28 PM »

Good Job!  I, too, have been wanting to try this.  I love the varying colors in the bleached area.  If I could be sure mine would turn out as great as yours...
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« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2012 12:38:26 AM »

That looks really good! I really like where you put the motif on the shirt.
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« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2013 08:03:40 PM »

This turned out great! A bleach pen projects is on my list of craft to do's, so it might have to move up on my list!
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« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2013 10:52:06 PM »

I did this and drew angel wings on the back of a teeshirt. Your flower came out much better!
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« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2013 05:32:26 AM »

The varying colors was due to me starting the bleach in one spot and working circular back towards that spot and then letting it sit there for about 5 minutes total- making the beginning point having the bleach stay on for an extended period, etc...

Thank you all for the kind words. I plan on making many more, just can't figure out what to do next, maybe a bunch of my favorite quotes.

torimiko, what didn't you like about how your's turned out?
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« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2013 07:37:37 AM »

I've heard that you can use soft scrub...it's thick and stays where you put it. You have to transfer it to a bottle with a smaller tip for fine work.

I like the variatio nof color in the bleached area. Looks intentional and is a nice effect. Don't you love it when the first try comes out so cool?
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