DIY bleached aztek denim shorts

Material needed:

-1-2 liters of bleach water
-Thrifted, cut-off denim
-Pebeo Seta Skribe fabric marker
-Use the pattern in the video or create your own!

Download the pattern here

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  1. Sophie
    29 mai 2014

    I’m seeing that some websites require you to mix the 1 part bleach to 1 part water. Of course they tell you to leave the shorts in the bleach longer but some websites say that dipping your jeans in pure bleach could burn holes in them. Is dipping them in pure bleach okay or should I mix it with water?

    • esthera
      31 mai 2014

      I would say read the label on your bleach bottle first. We dipped ours straight in bleach and everything turned out fine. But to be safe, maybe try a watered down mixture first and see how you like it, if not adjust and add some more bleach :)

  2. Sophie
    3 juin 2014

    Thanks for the tips! I decided to just dip the jeans in pure bleach and they turned out perfect. Thanks for this tutorial, my shorts look AMAZING!

  3. payton
    3 décembre 2014

    hey i love these shorts im going to do them but i love your tattoo on the back of your neck

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