iLovetoCreate Je'Taime T-Shirt

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by Pattie Wilkinson, iLovetoCreate

iLovetoCreate Je'Taime T-Shirt

Express your love with a handmade tee!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include the time needed to neither wash and dry t-shirt nor for the dye to set.
  • 2
    Wash and dry t-shirt to remove sizing. Iron a large piece of freezer paper to inside front of shirt to prevent resist from bleeding through to back.
  • 3
    Trace desired sentiment onto another large piece of freezer paper and cut out with craft knife to create stencil.
  • 4
    Iron stencil onto front of t-shirt.
  • 5
    Lay out shirt on covered work surface and use paintbrush to fill in stencil with tie-dye resist.
  • 6
    Remove stencil carefully and allow Resist to cure overnight.
  • 7
    Mix Fuchsia dye as instructed. Pour a small amount into large bowl and add water to create a Light Fuchsia dilution. Test on scrap fabric and add more water or dye as needed.
  • 8
    Dip bottom of t-shirt into dye and hang until excess dye drips away.
  • 9
    Hang t-shirt from hem. Add more dye to the dye bath to create a darker shade, and dip top of shirt into dye.
  • 10
    Allow t-shirt to hang 6-8 hours.
  • 11
    Wash and dry t-shirt according to package instructions.
  • 12
    Use scissors to alter shirt as desired

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Tulip One-Step Dye Fuschia 100386389
  • Tulip Fashion Art Resist 4 oz. 104547825
  • Gildan 100% Cotton T-Shirt White (Sized to Fit Person Wearing It)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cutting Mat and Knife Set 104064892
  • Scrap White Fabric
  • Iron
  • Pencil
  • Freezer Paper
  • Large Bucket or Bowl
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Flat 2 104464400
  • Scissors