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« on: April 20, 2009 05:32:30 PM »

For each of my shirts I use freezer paper and either bleach or this new stuff I discovered called discharge paste. Each stencil is hand cut using just my simple craft knife.
This is a new version of one I did for Halloween. I love that it is pirate-ee without being too harsh for a 2 year old to wear.

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« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2009 07:37:38 PM »

These are adorable! Great job! I really like the rocket one's smoke!

« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2009 01:17:18 PM »

Those are all FANTASTIC!  Cheesy

Probably-really-stupid-question-from-someone-who-has-never-done-bleach-stenciling (that's me): I get how you create the white images/text from applying bleach - but how did you get the red/orange/yellow effects?
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2009 10:10:37 PM »

I use a diluted bleach spray and this nifty stuff called discharge paste (awful name but it is amazing stuff). It can be found only on the net. That is what makes the colors. It removes the dye so you get whatever color is underneath. So cool! Thanks for the compliments!

« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2009 09:36:57 AM »

I love how the cloud from the rocket fades out at the bottom. It's a great effect and it looks really professional.

-the girl with kaleidoscope eyes
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2009 11:00:56 AM »

That rocket stencil is the best! Your shirts came out great!
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2009 06:11:41 PM »

I don't even know what I like best.  I am totally going to have to make these for my son.  I think they don't have too many choices at stores for boys that isn't mean, so I will be making most of his own clothes.

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