Tie dying,Stamping,Stenciling on Fabric using Benzoyl Peroxide!! Its been staining garments for years,why not put it to good use!

comments (3) December 6th, 2008 in gallery     

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Nil Nil, member
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wanted to design a holiday shirt using a differentt technique. I noticed my towels getting stains when Acne medication(Containing 10% Benzoyl Peroxide) was being used so I decided to give it a try! Using a dark brown 100% Cotton T shirt I daubed some Acne gel(I used the inexpensive Equate brand from Walmart) onto an angel stamp, applied to my shirt front,On the back I used my alphabet stamps (same techique)(Photos #1, #2, #3) & let it sit overnite.If you are pressed for time you can leave it in the sun a couple of hours, or dry using blow dryer or craft heat gun (taking care with craft dryer not to burn shirt) The results were amazing, But I wanted more of a "Holiday" color to the shirt so I dyed the shirt ( Photos #4, #5) in Crimson dye to give it a redish tone. This is a fun project for Teens and can be used to decorate Fabrics,Clothing(100% cotton) And its less messy than paints,or bleach!~Enjoy

Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Nilda Destouche
posted in: gallery, fabric, retro, shirt, alternative, mod

Comments (3)

Nil writes: Will try the gel soap with bleach next ;~) Got any ideas on jewelry making using toilet paper rolls?
Posted: 12:45 am on April 5th
CayleMandy writes: Gel, dishwashing soap works good too.... It must have bleach in it..... Marilyn
Posted: 8:05 pm on January 3rd
gracie_girl writes: Interesting idea...Would be fun to try. Thanks for posting.
Posted: 11:15 am on January 3rd
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