This would-be sweet Rolling Stones Tee (who doesn’t love the Stones?) came from the “No Thank You” bin at Sid & Nancy. It had a couple of problems. First there were these stains. :(
It also reeked of cigarette smoke. :( If you don’t believe smoking is a nasty habit, maybe you’ll believe it when you hear it from Geoffrey Rush. Listen to Geoffrey, Friends…if for no other reason than to keep your clothes from smelling gross. :)
First, I washed the shirt to get that ciggy smell out, but the stains remained. :( I decided to use a dyeing technique I saw over at Recycled Fashion. Since I didn’t have a jar on hand, I took an old pitcher and added teal powdered dye, hot water (from my tea kettle), salt, and my freshly-washed damp tee.
Do you like my “gloves” ? :)
I left the tee in the pitcher for three hours, then tossed it into the washing machine for a rinse.
After the water ran clear, I dried my new tee, and then threw it on for a busy day of protesting corruption in government, followed by a wine tasting, followed by lunch with friends! :)
How cool is this??? :) I love how this dye job turned out, as well as how low-maintenance it was! :)