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Bleach Stenciling with Tanya Memme

Materials:

  • Colored Clothes
  • Ordinary Bleach
  • Spray Bottle
  • Stencils
  • Sponge
  • Tape or pins
  • Glue Gun
  • Water

CAUTION: BLEACH IS STRONG AND CAN MAKE A MESS IF SPILLED.

TAKE PRECAUTIONS: 
Wear old clothes or an apron, use rubber gloves when handling bleach, if you are sensitive to the fumes wear a mask and goggles. Set up an area with a flat surface and bleach-proof surface or covering – like a plastic tablecloth.

Steps:

  1. Get or make a stencil
  2. Position stencil on garment OR create stencil with glue gun
  3. Pour bleach into spray bottle
  4. Dilute with water if desired
  5. Set nozzle of spray bottle to mist
  6. Spray over stencil and surrounding area
  7. Let dry and remove stencil

DO WE NEED TO WASH THE GARMENT AFTER?
Wash items separately to avoid transferring bleach

WILL THIS WORK WITH ALL FABRICS?

A blend of cotton polyester is best. Cotton alone will work well, but bleach weakens the cotton fibers and can cause holes.

Tanya’s Bleach Stenciling

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