Bleach Sprayed Shirts

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I’m going to be at Cub Scout Camp all day today. I actually like going and there are a lot of fun things for the boys to experience. Our Scoutmaster had a great idea to make troop shirts so our boys didn’t have to wear their hot Scout shirts all day.

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The boys started by using pieces of painters tape to make our troop number, initials or name, and anything else they wanted on their shirt.

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I think they did pretty good with just painters tape.

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I decided to take the easier route and use my Cricut.

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Once you have your design taped off use a squirt bottle filled with half bleach/ half water to spray your shirt. It will start bleaching the color out in a few seconds. It works best on 100% cotton. You can spray both sides of your shirt. Adjust the spray nozzle to the type of spray flow you want.

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Once your shirt is bleached how you like it, spray it with a bottle of vinegar to stop the bleaching process.

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Rinse the shirt in water then take the tape off. Launder the shirt separately for the first wash.

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I love how all the boys shirts turned out so differently and that we’ll be able to spot them in a sea of Scouts.

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Now I’m ready to try this process on different colored shirts. What about you?

Disclaimer Added: This was only done outside with the supervision of adults. Do not do this inside a building or garage or without adult supervision. Also rinse the shirt outside with a hose as shown in the photos.

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