Best ways to distress T shirts like this?
I've got a pair of cheap boots I thrifted, but I want to change the heel to rubber, and I want to change the colour to black. How would I go round doing this? Should I let someone do this for me?
Pic related, boots I'm talking about
Not really going for the gothninja look, but how could I make myself something like this? I would just use a blanket but I want some really wide-cut sleeves on it as well.
I haven't found a single decent fit at the stores I've been to, so I sewed some of my old jeans a little thinner. Still not perfect, but definitely the best fit I have.
Where the hell can I get more jeans? And even if I get the legs right, how do I control for a good crotch region? most of my jeans show a giant awkward dick-shaped bulge
Whenever I dye pieces I can never, ever actually get them black. I use salt/vinegar depending on the fabric and I've even tried just letting them air dry with the dye still in them but as soon as they dry it gets to that half assed purple colour.
I've had some pleasant surprises, a cosby sweater I dyed looks pretty nice along with a few other things. But right now I've dyed a light grey hoodie twice now and it's still just a really crappy purple.
Does RIT dye just suck or what?
Some things just don't retain dye well. You should also attempt dying things progressively darker in stages, not just one attempt. So if you had something grey, dye it blue, then navy, then dark purple, then black. I find this works best.
How to distress jeans and overall make them not so fucking tight in the legs so that when I bend my legs they don't cut off circulation
For some reason Levi's 510s in Rigid Dragon wash are rough and never fuckin soften up. They're super super tight compared to my other 510s.
I don't know what to do. Bending my legs literally cuts off circulation, and I'm a skinny mofo.
I'm thinking that cutting the knees will solve this problem
Also, I have not washed these jeans since I got them, and washed them only once
What? There is no guide to dyeing things. You dip them in dye like you would any other garment of clothing. If you don't know how to dye, use google. No one on /fa/ is going to give you a step by step guide on how to stick something in black coloring.
How to give vans the based look? My current ones are falling apart so I'll need to cop a new pair soon. I hate new vans though.
> Pls help
hey redhead dude with the big ol head if u still go here how did u do this? did u just dip them in sealing paint or something? pls respon
>Does RIT dye just suck or what?
Nope, not from my experience. Been dyeing jeans black for ages using the stovetop method with awesome results. It's super easy.
1. Soak jeans in bucket of warm water.
2. Boil three gallons of water in a big pot.
3. Add three bottles of black Rit Dye Liquid in pot. (It's better than the powder version.)
4. Stir for 5 minutes.
5. Remove jeans from bucket. Wring excess water, then add jeans to boiling pot.
6. Stir for 10 minutes.
7. Add 1 cup of salt and 1 tablespoon of laundry detergent.
8. Stir jeans every few minutes for one hour. Make sure it stays completely submerged and the water stays boiling hot.
9. Afterwards, throw jeans in washing machine. Cold wash with 1 cup of vinegar (this helps set the dye, especially with the stitching which is usually nylon and not cotton). Then air dry.
It'd be possible to black out the stitching on these right?
I like how iconic they are, Idk if it's even a good idea really.
I do buy black jeans but they fade over time. I don't like faded black jeans. I want them jet black.
Dunno about the quality of those pants these days but I have a pair that's like 7 years old or something that I still use of Analog's Dylan pants.
Probably the oldest piece of clothing I own that I bought myself at the moment.
Thank you very much for your answer.
I don't know if I am that stupid but in that site I can't see where can I buy it. It is out of stock or I am that dumb?
Can you post a fit with it? I know how they fit them but I am always reluctant buying stuff because it looks good on handsome people.
>I don't know if I am that stupid but in that site I can't see where can I buy it. It is out of stock or I am that dumb?
Sorry, it's out of stock. They stopped making those jeans years ago. They're very rare. Every now and then they'll show up on eBay (if you're lucky, and I mean super lucky).
>Can you post a fit with it? I know how they fit them but I am always reluctant buying stuff because it looks good on handsome people.
I can do that tomorrow if the thread is still up, they are kinda on the baggier side though, the model has changed with times and like I said I've had them for a long ass time so they have really stretched out and worn, though that's also why they are probably the most comfortable pants I own at the moment as well.
That's what I thought.
From the pictures I have seen of the pants, they look much more baggy that what Dylan currently uses. Are you sure that he wears that Analog pants? Maybe they are just a random model that they put his name just to sell.
Really hard to say, the pants do have some details that would give them away but it's lot of times impossible to see from his pics. But those sponsors aren't for nothing I'm sure he used them at least back when he was with Analog.
This pic for example, he is rocking them the weird ass detail on the inner thigh gives it away. The pants have some other details like that as well, I think they were made to sorta naturally 'turn' when you wear them so when you skate with them they never really feel like they get in the way or limit your movement.
Oh yeah the pic
Also here's a clear pic of the weird detail stitching on the inner thigh on a more lighter model:
Also found this, I think I can make out the stitching here as well.
I was actually kinda bummed Analog doesn't do skate shit anymore, like I said, the pair I own are probably the most comfortable pants I have.
FYI, that's this one:
Been looking for a size 28 for ages. No luck. :(
I have 7 pairs of Dylan Jeans (2 Inks, 2 Medium Inks, and 3 Indigos which I've dyed black). They're great jeans. Something about their softness and weight makes it seem like you're wearing comfy slacks. They're very durable though. I skate with them so they take a lot of abuse. Love the reinforced hems and extra pockets
Dipped this old shirt and a few pairs of socks in bleach will post socks if anyone cares
Here's the inside of a trouser leg that's currently undergoing alteration. These are from VV ($3.46 USD). I have a vintage 60s era Nordstrom camel coat that I'll likely pair these with. Converse ox light for footwear.
All told, I might have done well over 60+ modifications like these. I'll upload finished project Friday
just fill up a bucket with bleach then dip the clothes in and hang out to dry. make sure you wear gloves and the smell of bleach will come out after 3 or 4 washes/wears. you can also do tie dye technique, get a paintbrush and paint the bleach on to get shapes, or splatter it. heaps of options dude i will defo do more in the future
Because it wasn't cotton it was unaffected.
You can also do this with other dark coloured cotton items but any colour other than black goes white.
Pic related the sleeve logo remained white bc it's white (probably got a clean as well) but for some reason the stitching stayed black
Forgot pic. Sorry for the rotation I'm too downs to fix it
I'm so sorry, but i suddenly had an urge to post pictures of my crust pants on /fa/ again. nothings changed cause i haven't really been wearing them, my camera is different though.
damn, those would look so sick without the pac-man patch, the green patch underneath it, and the shitty white stencil and maybe the yellow polkadot patch... but maybe the polkadot one isn't that bad
Going to take some old jackets and try play around with signifying rips, rifts, and tears. Really loved this from Komakino's new season.
Any ideas? Obviously I have some, but I'm sure you do too.
from this summer, i swear that's not my board.
the pac man patch looks less out of place irl. I even have other pictures in better lighting where it looks better.
ty, i traded with people and printed my own and got some at shows and shit so it's got a lot of stories! but most of the plain patches are like there was a hole, i fixed it.
that's cool. i always enjoyed the crust-punk look. i used to be a punk. i used to go to shows and enjoy mosh pits and crashing on communal couches and hanging out with dreadlocked homeless people in the park.
and then i got bedbugs. and now i never leave my house. and i'd definitely never go back to any of my old haunts
Is there some "best" technique to go about adding the patches and stuff? Like the sewing technique? I have this pair of pants I'll probably end up doing same since they are really old and I sorta started it already.