Fiskars Monogram T-Shirt for Kids

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by Smitha Katti, Fiskars

Fiskars Monogram T-Shirt for Kids

Kids will love a personalized tee!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Print or draw initial onto some scrap paper. Cut strips of your chosen fabric using rotary cutter and ruler. Sew these strips together to make a swatch of fabric larger than the printed monogram.
  • 2
    Cut out the monogram carefully using Micro Tip scissors. Next, iron some batting to the back of the swatch block. Trim the edge using a pair of soft grip pinking shears.
  • 3
    Place initial onto t-shirt. Place the fabric swatch beneath, making sure to leave a good inch of seam allowance all around the initial. Pin all three layers together carefully. Using some embroidery floss stitch around the monogram completely.
  • 4
    Once completely stitched, use a pair of Easy Action Snip Scissors carefully cut out the t-shirt material that lies inside the initial. Pull and lift the t-shirt material slightly while cutting making sure not cut the layers beneath.
  • 5
    Embellish the intial with some buttons and bows made from the ribbon.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Fiskars Cutting Mat 18 inch x 24 inch 104678811
  • Fiskars Pinking Shears 8 inch 104238651
  • Fiskars Classic Stick Rotary Cutter 60 mm 104678825
  • Fiskars Classic No. 5 Micro-Tip Embroidery Scissors 104238663
  • Fiskars No. 8 Easy Action Snip Scissors 104238677
  • Gildan 100% Cotton T-Shirt White (sized to fit child wearing it)
  • Fabric of Your Choice (such as Fabric Palette Fat Quarters 18 inch x 21 inch Boy/Girl 5 pc. 104216261 if making a Girl's T-Shirt or Fabric Palette Fat Quarters 18 inch x 21 inch Dog/Cat 5 pc. 104216263 if making a Boy's T-Shirt)
  • Coordinating Embroidery Floss (such as DMC #117 Six Strand Embroidery Floss 210 Medium Lavender 104230523 and DMC #117 Six Strand Embroidery Floss 151 Very Light Rose 104231146 and DMC #117 Six Strand Embroidery Floss 470 Light Avocado Green 104230586 if making a Girl's T-Shirt or DMC #117 Six Strand Embroidery Floss 632 Very Light Desert Sand 104230628 and DMC #117 Six Strand Embroidery Floss 307 Lemon 104230532 and DMC #117 Six Strand Embroidery Floss 820 Very Dark Royal Blue 104230703 if making a Boy's T-Shirt)
  • Coordinating Ribbon (such as Offray Spool O' Ribbon Pink 104188396 and Offray Spool O' Ribbon Lime 104188391 if making a Girl's T-Shirt or Offray Spool O' Ribbon Brown 104188385 and Offray Spool O' Ribbon Cobalt 104188386 if making a Boy's T-Shirt)
  • Coordinating Buttons (such as if making a Girl's T-Shirt Blumenthal Lansing Favorite Findings Big Bag of Buttons Assorted Sizes Happy 104544172 or Blumenthal Lansing Favorite Findings Big Bag of Buttons Rainbow 104544168 if making a Boy's T-Shirt)
  • Iron-On Batting
  • Acrylic Ruler