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DIY Ombre Top

Hey there DIYers. Back for another one.

So I saw this ombre denim shirt at Mr. Price for Kshs.2200 and I was like lol nope. That price is unneccessary πŸ˜€ Then I realized its just been bleached. The things we pay for sometimes.

So right to it. What you’ll need:

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Oh and gloves. Very important.

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Decide the pattern your going for and tie the rubber bands where you want the ombre effect to stop. Mix the bleach according to the instructions (for whitening/bleaching) and submerge the item of clothing to the point where the rubber bands are; slightly lower because of capillary action; science πŸ˜›

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Ideally you should leave that in for about 30 minutes, pull a bit out and leave for another 30 minutes, pull again and leave for another 30 minutes, and so forth so as to get that light to dark ombre effect; but being me, I completely forgot about it πŸ˜€ Its only after it started raining when I remembered there was a DIY in progress. This is how it turned out:

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No worries, it’ll suffice. So after you have successfully bleached your item of clothing as intended, get your detergent and fabric softener, wash as usual and let dry.

Voila.

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Photo bombed byΒ chilling Pete πŸ˜€

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I still love it. With such projects, nothing is ever a fail. See you on the next one.

QOTD

– Its not what you have, but who you have in your life that matters the most.

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