Bleaching Denim

How do you bleach denim to create a fashionable look?

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October 14, 20030 found this helpful

There is a product called Easy Bleach. I saw it in a catalog called Home-Sew but it`s not cheap.It`s around $9. I'm sure someone out there has a cheaper solution.

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May 19, 20040 found this helpful

try domestos i did and it worked

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May 20, 20040 found this helpful

I saw a clip on TV for decorating denim and they used one of those bleach pens to create different shapes, etc on jeans, jackets and shirts. I would think a template or stencil would work to help with the lines, unless you are very artistic.

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June 23, 20040 found this helpful

Rit Dye offers a product called Fast Fade. It works great to lighten up denim. It's hard to find in stores, but you can easily get it at the "Rit Dye" online store. - Jennifer

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June 28, 20040 found this helpful

The bleach pen for drawing shapes on denim is so unique I'd like to have more ingenious ideas like that.

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December 4, 20040 found this helpful

Toss your denim into the bathtub or out on the sidewalk. Pour the bleach slowly onto your item while standing above it. Let it soak in for about two minutes, then rinse it in cold water.(Be careful not to splash the bleach while pouring.) After that, wash it separately.

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February 11, 20050 found this helpful

i must speak up here. DO NOT bleach denim on the sidewalk!! the bleach will seep into the ground, the water table, the ecosystem and the drinking water. it is a carcinogen. if using bleach, best to pour it down the drain. thanks!

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February 17, 20050 found this helpful

So when you pour bleach down the drain it doesn't go back to the water table?

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April 2, 20050 found this helpful

im trying to bleach a denim jacket. soaked it overnite in domestos, but instead of it bleaching all the jacket its all patchy. any suggestions would be most appreciated

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April 20, 20050 found this helpful

If you put one fourth water to three-fourths regular bleach in a container as big as what you are bleaching; lay the object down evenlly and let the denim sit from anywhere from 30 sec. to 5 min. depending on how bleached you want it to look, itshould come out pretty good!

-Ray

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August 24, 20050 found this helpful

im trying to bleach my denim backpack for school, but i dont know how i could bleach everything but the back, because the back is polyester and the bleach would weaken that. puleeez give me some ideas!

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January 11, 20060 found this helpful

im was sitting in my room and filled it with bleach now everything in my room is sparkly

Editor's Note: This may be a joke but bleach in large amounts is very toxic. You may have chlorine poisoning, get out of there now!

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April 25, 20060 found this helpful

I WANT ALL INFORMATION ON BLEACHING DENIM PROFESSIONALLY FOR THE BEST RESULTS

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May 17, 20060 found this helpful

I found a lot about bleaching denim on here, hth

http://sewing.about.com/library/sewnews/library/aasewnewsfaded.htm

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May 17, 20060 found this helpful

I found a lot about bleaching denim on here, hth

http://sewing.about.com/library/sewnews/library/aasewnewsfaded.htm

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August 20, 20060 found this helpful

ok so i just bought this wonderful jean denim jacket. But the color is too dark for my taste. Is there any way i can bleach it to lighten the color ?? but not ruin the jacket?

Editor's Note: Put 1 cup bleach in the washer while it is filling and before you put in the jacket so it is well diluted. (DO NOT pour bleach on the jacket or you will have bad white spots and then be wanting to know how to redye it.) You should be able to let it sit in the water for a while and it will lighten it. Basically, though, just washing the jacket and hanging it out in the sun a few times will lighten it quite a bit.

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August 11, 20070 found this helpful

how can i bleach black denim to white? or grey? if anybody has any ideas please! post them or send me an email (amy-bush at hotmail dot com) thank you x

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September 19, 20070 found this helpful

I create my own destroyed jeans and putting mixtures of pure bleach or bleach and water in a mist/spray bottle and spraying even layers on jeans, then washing them works very well. So if you want that faded look you just spray the top and bottom with a 3:1 ratio to the middle based on what you want. DO NOT DO THIS INDOORS!

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February 25, 20080 found this helpful

I got a bleach pen for valentines day. I thought it would be cool to decorate my jeans! :)

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February 28, 20080 found this helpful

Hey I have a bleach pen and i am going to draw on my jeans but if I want it white, how long do I leave the bleach on? if yall know, please comment!! thnx

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March 20, 20080 found this helpful

my daughter got dishwasher detergent on her new denim shirt so it's faded in one spot. How do I make the rest of the skirt match?

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September 22, 20080 found this helpful

tiana, $9 is not that bad

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September 24, 20080 found this helpful

Hi there! Could anyone tell me how to bleach denim but have the spots come out antique (sepia) looking instead of white? I just watched Project Runway and Korto did this to a pair of jeans. It appeared she just bleached them, but the spots aren't white; they are more of a brownish color. I love the look but am not sure how to get this look. Thanks so much - you guys have great ideas!

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