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5 Bleach Tie Dye Patterns

Learn how to tie dye a colored shirt with bleach with one of the tutorials in this collection.

Updated June 28, 2019
Bleach Tie Dye Patterns

Discover a variety of bleach tie dye patterns in this collection. This stunning reverse tie dye technique produces gorgeous results!

Tie dyeing with bleach is a fantastic alternative to traditional tie dye patterns. This technique can produce edgy and gorgeous clothing and accessories worthy of a summer night out.

Before you get started:

What kind of bleach do you use for tie dye?

Any bleach will do. Plain household bleach is perfect.

What color does bleach turn black?

Bleach turns black clothing a lighter, yellow-orange hue. The effect is gorgeous! Scroll down for photos.

What fabrics can be bleached?

Natural fabrics like cotton, linen, and rayon can be bleached. Polyester and other synthetic fabrics might not work since they are often colorfast.

Now that we know a bit more about bleach tie dye, scroll down for some of our favorite patterns and techniques!

Bleach Tie Dye Patterns

Cool and Easy Bleach Tie Dye Shirt

This gorgeous tie dye shirt features a stencil covered with bleach gel to achieve that fine detail! Simply bleach and go, or tie dye over the design to create a lovely, colorful effect.

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Cool and Easy Bleach Tie Dye Shirt

Shibori T-Shirt Using Bleach

Rescue a T-shirt that accidentally got bleach spots on it! This tutorial utilizes traditional Shibori techniques, and it's a great one to do with kids so long as an adult handles the bleach!

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Shibori T-Shirt Using Bleach

Bleached Tie Dye Fringed T-Shirt

This bleach tie dye shirt is ready for a night out! Take a plain old T-shirt to the next level with a pair of scissors and this stunning technique.

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Bleached Tie Dye Fringed T-Shirt

Bleach Stripes Tie Dye T-Shirt

This is an easy and fun tie dye technique that kids and adults alike will enjoy! Create a mask using painters tape and bleach most of this sweatshirt. 

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Bleach Stripes Tie Dye T-Shirt

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Bleach Stenciling T Shirt Project (Two Ways!)

This is a lovely idea for stenciling a nature-themed pattern onto your shirt. Use a bold and beautiful leaves stencil that is simply cut out of computer paper, you can create a lovely new staple for your wardrobe! As a special bonus, learn how to draw your own artsy design following this tutorial as well.

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Bleach Stenciling T Shirt Project (Two Ways!)
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