Intro: Bleach Design Tees With Freezer Paper
How to make an awesome shirt with some bleach and freezer paper.
Step 1: Materials
stuff you'll need:
~shirt--thrift stores and good will are great for this
~scissors or an x-acto knife, something to cut the paper(forgot to snap a photo)
~printed stencil pattern
Step 2: Iron It On
Cut out the design from the freezer paper and iron it on. Placement is up to you. I personally like things high on the chest, but this one is on the bottom right side of the shirt.
Step 3: Bleach Time
Lay the shirt out somewhere, patio, grass, bathtub, someplace where the bleach won't damage anything around the shirt.
Spray a 2/3 water, 1/3 bleach solution onto the shirt. The further away the mistier it will look. I did mine about 2, 3 ft away from the shirt.
Let it sit for a few minutes. The color will change as you watch it(which I don't have a picture of).
Step 4: Washy Washy
Since we're already in the tub, turn on the cold water and pour a little detergent on. Make sure you wash and rinse it good, but don't be too rough with it.
Hang it up to dry.
Step 5: Ooh and Aah
Once it's dry time to be amazed. Wear it around town, astound your friends and loved ones. Impress strangers on the street when they ask where you got that awesome shirt.
The freezer paper stencils make a very crisp line, and the wax doesn't have any effect on the fabric.