Ice dye-ing with bleach has been on my craft to-do list for awhile. I’m a big fan of the bucket hat style. Today I’m making over a basic bucket hat with bleach, ice and an iron on patch. I’m bringing a trendy blast from the past with this super cute style. I like that there are not a lot of materials involved with this DIY. I have tie dye'd a shirt with bleach in the past. This is my first time using ice instead of the traditional rubber band method. This is a fast and easy craft that packs a lot of fashion. Look at the full process I followed below!
Basic Bucket Hat (New or upcycled)
Step 1: Gather everything you will need.
Step 2: Grab your plain bucket hat and scrunch it on top of a rack for drainage.
Tip: I used one my racks from the oven and placed it on top of my sink.
Step 3: Cover the top of the hat with ice.
My ice was already chunked together which worked out perfectly for this project. I noticed that the chunked ice allows the ice to stay in place longer.
Step 4: Pour bleach on top of the ice.
You can mix bleach and water for a lighter orange color effect.
Step 5: Allow the hat to completely dry.
Step 6: Select the iron-on patch that you would like to adhere to your hat.
Step 7: Place heat on the area you would like to adhere the iron-on patch.
Step 8: Follow the instructions provided with the iron on patch to attach the patch to the hat.
That's it! New hat!? Who this? LOL.... I feel this bucket hat is versatile enough to wear throughout the year. Comment and come say hi. Tag me @Craftingwithcass on Instagram if you decide to create your own! Subscribe to the blog for everything DIY and NEW updates!
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