Weathering clothes

youngo23

Well-Known Member
Does anyone know who is really well at weathering clothes? I'm looking to get a freddy krueger shirt weathered really good....torn and dirty.
 

Ttaskmaster

Well-Known Member
Wrap some stuff in it. Small logs are good.
Then go out and drag the bundle around on different types of ground for a bit.
Finally, bury it for a week.

It's a common trick of unscrupulous sellers of WW2 military kit, to make repro crap look like more expensive originals.

I also find using it to dust the house and scrub the garage floor works nicely.
 

Stewart23

New Member
a bucket from home depot, HOT water and about 6 tea bags
let the tea seep for about 10 to 20 min, stir it up then drop the sweater in
soak it for about 4-6 hours and let it air dry.

add more tea bags to make it darker.

if you want it really messed up, while its drying pour a coke (or Dr Pepper) on it
this is what i did for these
on it while its drying

this is after the first Tea Dye
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this is after more tea dying and cokes
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Kris Lyssara

Sr Member
I've got a cloak for my Mando that I tied to the rear bumper of my car and drove down a dirt road with. Several times. I also used it as a grease rag when I was working on my engine.
 
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