I've been obsessed lately with Preppy Chic. I love the bright colors and bold patterns on boys! When Gabe brought me a bunch of jeans that had holes in the knees and asked me to make them shorts I knew what I wanted to do:
make some J Crew inspired shorts!First I filled the bathtub with 3 inches of water. I dumped in about 8 cups of bleach. I'm not sure what I expected, but after an hour NOTHING had happened. I put a pair of my jeans....
...and dumped in the rest of the bottle of bleach. After 2 hours they were slightly lighter. I didn't have much hope for the project. I decided to leave it overnight.
I went to bed and when I woke up in the morning...WHITE JEANS! Yippee!!!
I'll be honest, I was going for bright red jeans. I used "scarlet" RIT dye and kept it in for an hour.
I also managed to dye my finger. I guess it's good to know that your gloves have holes in them BEFORE you work with bright red dye ;-)
I love the way they came out! Stay tuned for a super easy tutorial for the shirt. It was so easy and awesome I made myself one too! Oh, and I can't wait to show you my new coral skinnies. They are SO CUTE!