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The Best of Instructables Volume I by The editors at MAKE magazine and Instructables.com

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Controlled Bleaching with Discharge Paste

A quick and easy way to create designs on fabric By Ed Lewis

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Figure A: A finished bleaching job

This is more of an introduction to discharge paste than a full-blown Instructable. Yes, the name is terrible and the stuff is white and gooey which makes it even worse. But it’s pretty damn cool stuff, so you just accept it and move on towards greatness.

Where bleach is incredibly thin and can destroy natural fibers if you’re not careful, discharge paste is the opposite. It’s gooey, so it doesn’t spill easily and it can be used with silkscreens. It’s also nice to natural fibers, which is very good as well. ...

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