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« on: June 16, 2013 01:24:47 AM »

So I've been meaning to try the bleach sprayed shirts for awhile now and finally "sat" down to do it! I made my dad a couple of t-shirts for Father's Day. He likes eagles and wears a lot of skulls so I used those as my inspiration. I found some pictures online and copied them free-handed onto some card stock type paper. I placed the paper on the shirt and sprayed away lol! For the eagle shirt, I just flipped the stencil and moved it around. After each shirt had dried, I rinsed in cold water and let hang dry again before washing.

I just like how cheap and simple it is to turn a $5 t-shirt into a more expensive-looking custom piece!

This shirt I made for the IYP 23 Swap with edelC! She loves flamingos so I came up with this design! This was actually my first attempt at bleach spraying.

The latest bleach sprayed shirt for a swap!
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« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2013 12:14:55 PM »

these are great, I really like the skull the placement is great, I'll bet he loved them

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« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2013 12:28:40 PM »

Both are well done, I'm partial to eagles, so that's my favourite.

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« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2013 05:00:26 PM »

These are really great! It's hard to believe it was as easy as you described - the effect looks like something much more difficult!


« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2013 06:52:21 PM »

Thanks everyone...it really is very easy! I over sprayed the top right part of the eagle shirt but my dad didn't really see the flaw lol! I like how the bleach gives a black t-shirt a rusty distressed look! Now my husband wants some shirts! I now have something very useful to make for gifts Wink

You could use a less concentrated bleach/water mixture if you are hesitant and layer it.

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« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2013 08:51:12 AM »

These are sooo fun!!!  Great job  Grin

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« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2013 08:03:43 PM »

The pink flamingo is my favorite!! What a fun idea. I've been meaning to try this for a while now too! I need to get on it.

« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2013 11:17:06 AM »

They all look very good, but I love the flamingos the most  Cheesy. I must try that.

« Reply #8 on: September 07, 2013 04:26:43 AM »

Nice work dude they are really cool ........
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