Decorating with bleach pens is very risky business! I'm pretty sure the problem was that the gel had separated so when I used it, it was runny. I'm trying to store it upright and see if that will correct the problem. Also, I will test it on a scrap next time.
However, I fixed this failure by drawing on the garment with permanent marker. This is not the first time I've used this method, but this time it was not optional. Without the marker - this project would have been a complete failure!
Here is my before and after:
See project number 5 for more helpful hints!