Sharpie dyeing

It was a time when wearing white was in trend and now you have at least one third of your dressing with white clothes – white pants, white skirts, white dresses, white t-shirts, white shirts. It is high time now that you make some changes to your dressing and take some of the white clothes and turn them into something else. If you happen to have some sharpie inside the house, it will be easier and you practically have what you need; if not, no worries you can easily find it anywhere in the stores or online.

Things to use:

  • White clothing/shoes/hats
  • Permanent markers
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Dropper
  • Rubber bands

Things to do:

  1. First of all you need to take the permanent marker of your choice, or take various, draw on the white piece of cloth you want to change. Create the design in your head at first as you have to remember it is a permanent marker.
  2. Use the rubbing alcohol to make sure that the marker stays into the fabric. For this you have to keep in mind that the colors will tend to blend together. Make sure they are complimentary and do well together. 
  3. After you have put some drops of the alcohol let the fabric aside in order to dry. Making sure it is dried, take the iron and iron the cloth. At least for the first time washing, Wash by hand as this is what the specialists recommend. Take the art you have just made and be prepared to receive compliments.


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