Stains. They happen somehow. And too often it’s my favorite clothes that are marked. I’ve figured out a few ways to salvage these items rather than relegating them to the recycle pile.
Top left: Bleach painting works perfectly when the original stain was also a bleach spot. I used Clorox (the thicker kind, so there is less chance of splattering) and a small paint brush.
Bottom left: Permanent marker is an alternative to fabric paint. I used a slightly darker yellow Sharpie marker to mask a few discolorations on a jersey dress.
Right: To hide both a stain and a couple small holes, I created patches using bits of old t-shirt. I used a narrow zigzag stitch to attach the pattern of patches so that my yoga pants can still stretch.

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