Accessorize those bare summer arms with a bauble of arm candy. With minimal supplies and easy peasy steps, you’ll be able to create a custom bracelet in no time. And when you see how easy this bleaching technique is, you’ll want to see what else you can do with it!…
MATERIALS // 1/8 yard Jersey Knit fabric, cotton swabs, bracelet, scissors and bleach.
STEPS // 01 BLEACH YOUR FABRIC Cut a piece of fabric about 8″ wide and about 50″ long. Using a cotton swab, dip it into the bleach to coat. Then dab the wet cotton swab onto your fabric and lift.
Continue this process to create your pattern, covering your fabric.
Allow your fabric to dry. (About 30 minutes)
02 // CUT FABRIC With the scissors, cut strips of fabric about 1″ wide and 8″ long. You will need about 35 if using a large bangle like the one shown, or less strips if using a thinner bracelet.
03 // TIE STRIPS Taking one strip at a time, tie it in a double knot over the bracelet. The double knot will ensure that it will not come loose as you wear the bracelet.
04 // SCRUNCH As you tie the strips of fabric onto the bracelet, scrunch them together tightly so that bracelet becomes full as you go.
05 // Repeat this process until the bracelet is completely covered in strips of fabric.