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Bleach on fabric tutorial - Stencil Revolution

Bleach on fabric tutorial - Stencil Revolution
Here is my Bleaching Tutorial, exclusively for Stencil Revolution members. In 2002, I was hired by a small clothing company to invent a process by which we could produce images on garments that would be more “tattooed” into the fabric than screened on. I immediately thought about bleach and began two years of research and testing. Chemically, to achieve different values, I worked with retardants to slow the process of the chemical’s effects, I watered down mixtures, I used “stop-baths”, dehydrated bleach crystals… you name it. So, here is the big secret, just for S.R. members. Contributed by Phelyx. I have finally completed this simple tutorial and am pleased with the results. This Japanese Koi design was created specifically for this tutorial. There are a few basic need-to-know items and suggestions that I can offer. First: bleach will not work on most synthetic fabrics. Second: I use Duralar material (.005) to create my stencils. Third: Cheap bleach is fine. I cheat sometimes. Related:  claraayesta

DIY Shibori Today marks HonestlyWTF’s four year anniversary. Four years! To celebrate, we’re revisiting the very first tutorial we ever featured on the site: shibori tie dye. You’ll need:an indigo dye kitnatural fiber clothing or fabric2 5 gallon bucketsrubber glovessmall wood squaresrubber bandstwinea PVC pipea long wooden sticka drop clothrubber glovesscissors When choosing fabric or clothing, it’s important that made of natural fibers. Itajime shibori is known as the shape-resist technique. Fold it again in the other direction – again, like an accordion. Arashi is the Japanese term for “storm” and it’s also known as the pole-wrapping technique. Wrap the twine around the fabric. Continue wrapping, scrunching and tightening until all the fabric is compacted. Kumo shibori is known as the pleat and bind technique. Do the same with the opposite side, in staggered sections. Keep binding until you can’t go any further. To set up the indigo dye vat, follow the accompanying dye kit instructions.

No Sew, Lyrics and Music, Slashed Tee: DIY Saw this on Pinterest and I had to DIY it. You can too. Grab your scissors and let's go. Back Front Inspiration From Urban Outfitters Tutorial Things you need. Tee-Shirt. Place your tee on a flat surface. #1 Lay Front side down draw a shape like the picture above with your chalk. #2 Draw your vertical lines. #3 Carefully cut on your lines. Stretch out the material carefully, this will curl your strips. If you want the fish tail look, fold your shirt sideways. Draw a line like the one above. Then cut on your line. It should look something like the picture above All finished Hannah was so nice to model for me. Have a wonderful day. Lots of <3. Anne {macramé: half knot spiral} washer & wingnut bracelet By Kate on October 25, 2011 Hello there! I finally got around to posting after a hectic few weeks. I’m hoping to post another Halloween craft in the next day or so. It’s comprised of a’half knot spiral’ (and is even easier than the square knot bracelet I showed you previously). A few people left comments about the last bracelet saying it looked like it may take too long to make. By the way thanks to all you lovely people who ‘liked’ my facebook page. Full tutorial after the jump! How-to Please note: I have used different colored cord in the tutorial so that it’s easier for you to figure out whats going on! 1. 2. 3. Note: You fasten this bracelet as you would a friendship bracelet.

Porte clefs - SaPERL’ipopète En cuir ou en simili cuir DO IT YOURSELF: T-Shirt Weaving I have a lot of t-shirts. Long sleeved, short sleeved, too small, too big…. I especially have a lot of oversized t-shirts that I like to wear as tunic dresses. I designed the weaving pattern myself, it is quite simple and if repeated a few times creates an interesting chevron stripe pattern on the sleeve. Hope you enjoy this tutorial, feel free to comment or message me with any questions. Can’t wait to see what you come up with! For more from me, please visit my personal blog, Le Petit Lapin **NOTE: When you get to the top of the sleeve, you can just cut the last loop and tie a small knot or bow.

rolled paper flowers {tutorial} |&jones design company Welcome to flower week – five days of simple and delightful flower projects. I could probably do three weeks of flowers because there are so many different ways to create them, but I’ve limited it to five of my current favorites. Before we get started, let me make a few disclaimers: 1. 2. 3. Okay, so let’s begin. Here’s what you’ll need: :: paper {either cover or text weight} :: florist wire :: scissors, pencil, glue gun STEP ONE: cut irregular circle This circle is approximately 8 inches, but you can do any size you wish. STEP TWO: cut spiral Start at the outside edge and cut in a spiral fashion to the center. I like a sort of bumpy shape so that the petals end up a bit irregular If you aren’t so sure about your cutting skills, feel free to draw your spiral before cutting. To add a little interest to my bouquet, I used a variety of yellow scrapbook papers {my favorite is that yellow dot} STEP THREE: roll your blossom start at the outside edge and coil tightly STEP FOUR: release coil

Tutorial »mezcla de colores Viele farbenmixer nähen auch ohne Blog schöne und einzigartige Sachen. Viele hübsche Nähereien erreichen uns dann per Mail oder wir entdecken sie in unserer Klick-und-Blick-Galerie oder bei Facebook oder auf anderen SocialMedia-Plattformen. Eine Idee zur Clutch von der Taschenspieler2-CD hat uns besonders gut gefallen und wir haben Claudia eingeladen Euch ihre Spiele-Clutch hier vorzustellen: Hallo, ich bin Dwaffi, 40 Jahre alt und nähe erst seit letztem Sommer so richtig. So, nun zur Spiele-Clutch: Diese Tasche ist quasi perfekt als Spieletasche! Mein Außenstoff ist weiße feste Baumwolle. Ich habe mir den Klassiker geschnappt. Für die Kreise kann man sich auch prima einen kleinen Stempel basteln oder die Kinder einen kleinen Fingerabdruck drauf machen lassen- die haben daran eine große Freude. Verzieren und nach dem Trocknen gut nach Herstellerangaben bügeln. Auf der vorderen Umschlagseite habe ich in das Verzierungsfeld (siehe Schnittmuster) den Namen meiner Kleinen reingeschrieben.

No Sew, T-Shirt Skirt: DIY I have been asked by a few people if I could try and create a no sew skirt out of a T-shirt. I finally ended up with this design last week. Several designs came out of this one thought. I can not wait to show you the other creations that I came up with. But first let me show you this one. Tutorial Things you need. Shirt* This is an XL men's Large t-shirtTapeScissors Tape across the shirt leaving about 2 inches of the sleeve. Cut across the taped line *The tape just keeps your line straighter. Cut the sleeves where the seam is, straight back to the arm seam, do this on both sides, you want to have two ties on each side. * You can reinforce the seams with a little fabric glue or you can hand stitch them. Fold you skirt in half. When you open your skirt back up you should have 10 slits Now you are going to weave the one tie through the first slit. Weave the tie on each side though all 5 slits. Tie them to fit your size, which is the very best part, this skirt is completely adjustable. Back Lots of <3

Silk-Dyed Eggs {aka TIE-Dyed!} I posted this tutorial a few years ago and it has become somewhat of a tradition to bring it back every year! One of our family Easter traditions is dying eggs with pieces of silk. I saw a cute lady show Martha how to do it a few years ago and I ran upstairs right then to steal a tie! It’s way cooler than those cups of neon liquid that end up all over your clothes, your furniture and your hands plus it gives you an excuse to rid a man’s closet of ugly ties. Here’s the run-down: You need 100% silk for this to work. I try to find an assortment of colors and patterns. Usually it will tell you if it’s 100% silk right on the main label of the tie, but a lot of them don’t, and if that’s the case, check that little tiny end, it’s usually hiding there. The first step is to deconstruct the tie. Next you cut a piece large enough to cover an egg. Now, notice how I tied the eggs in the above photo- with the tie on the top of the long side of the egg. I wish eggs came like this at the grocery store.

Piece and Press 30 Awesome Upcycling Ideas That Will Make Your Home Awesome Before you throw anything away, really think about it. For example, if you've finished burning a candle that comes in a big glass jar, don't waste it. Instead, drain out the leftover wax and use it as storage. This is called "upcycling." Upcycling is "the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value." And it's not just for people who love arts and crafts. 1.) If you don't have a spare ladder handy and would like this piece for yourself, visit the Naturally Cre8tive store on Etsy. 2.) 3.) 4.) 5.) 6.) 7.) 8.) 9.) 10.) 11.) 12.) 13.) 14.) 15.) 16.) 17.) 18.) 19.) 20.) 21.) 22.) 23.) 24.) 25.) 26.) 27.) 28.) 29.) 30.) Now, I don't feel so silly for refusing to throw away every wine bottle I've ever purchased.

Do-it-Yourself DIY String Wedding Lanterns Yarn Chandeliers Jessica of Wednesday Inc shows us how to make those gorgeous twine chandeliers from the inspiration shoot she shared with us this morning. Using balloons, glue and twine, you can also make these lanterns for your wedding – and then bring it home and use it as your very own mid century lampshade. What you will need are: balloons, glue, yarn, tray for glue, corn starch 1/2 cup of Corn starch, 1/4 cup of Warm water, clear fast drying spray paint, hanging lamp cord or fishing line (depending on your desired final product), and a lighting kit if you’re looking for a fully functional lantern. Are you getting excited to try to do this at home as much I am? Instructions: 1.