How to Create a Pattern on Jeans

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Create a design on your favorite jeans.
Choose a denim garment carefully. All-cotton fabric is ideal, but cotton blended with some polyester or Spandex content wont negatively affect the outcome
For high contrast, try dark-colored denim and plain discharge paste or pastel deColourant Plus, or light-wash denim and neon- or primary-colored deColourant Plus.
Create a design on your favorite jeans.

Create a design on your favorite jeans.

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5 Activate the design with heat. Turn the iron to its cotton or denim setting with or without steam. You may wish to use a press cloth to protect your iron while heat-setting. Press the design for about 30 seconds to activate the color removal or exchange.

make a pattern on jeans

6 Wash and dry the printed jeans. For full color removal or replacement, you may need to reapply the discharge paste a second time.


Safety Tip:

Discharge paste has a strong chemical smell during heat-setting, and the fumes can be harmful if inhaled. Always work in a well-ventilated space when using it.

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Comments (15)

Margaret67 writes: This will absolutely change my wardrobe. I have 2 pair of jeans I didn't wear!
Posted: 6:36 am on November 23rd
greenmary writes: Extremely well
Posted: 3:08 am on September 10th
AlexRixan writes: amazing work mate
Posted: 12:33 am on September 3rd
MagoonTanya writes: Excellent + like it +

Posted: 6:29 am on August 25th
Mariewhite writes: Amazing
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JessePinkman writes: Best Present Ever!
Posted: 9:39 am on August 7th
jimmiemueller writes: Lovely post..
Posted: 7:39 am on August 3rd
microwaveoven writes: most popular design.
Posted: 4:42 am on August 3rd
bradlewilliams writes: looks easy, i want to make one for myself.
Posted: 11:00 am on August 2nd
EdWallace writes: Magnificent
Posted: 2:47 am on June 27th
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Posted: 11:48 pm on June 23rd
BlancheBrewer writes: I love it!!
Posted: 2:36 am on March 2nd
DeepakSingh writes: most popular design.

Posted: 6:54 am on February 15th
LindaRoy12 writes: Nice style
Posted: 11:54 pm on February 14th
hashim786 writes: please tell me from where can I purchase decolourant and decolourant plus in kolkata/india

Posted: 2:32 pm on February 17th
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