iLovetoCreate® Sign of Solidarity T-Shirt

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by Lauri Eaton, iLoveToCreate®

iLovetoCreate® Sign of Solidarity T-Shirt

Show your support for the worthy cause of Breast Cancer Awareness with a bold pink tie-dye tee. Create a fun heart tie-dye design and top it off with a solidarity ribbon using your own homemade stencil and Tulip® Fabric Spray Paint®.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2+ hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.
  • 2
    Wash tee without fabric softener and do not dry.
  • 3
    Cover work surface with disposable plastic table cover. Lay out damp tee on protected work surface.
  • 4
    Fold shirt in half lengthwise.
  • 5
    Fold paper in half and draw half heart shape. Cut out.
  • 6
    Lay half heart shape along folded edge of T-shirt and trace around with chalk pencil.
  • 7
    Starting at bottom edge of heart, pleat shirt into small folds along marker line, so that your line becomes a straight line along the tops of your pleats.
  • 8
    Secure with rubber band along this straight line. Tie another rubber band 1” outside the first.
  • 9
    Lay your tied shirt on pastry cooling rack on top of covered work surface.
  • 10
    Mix Pink dye from Brights kit according to package instructions.
  • 11
    Apply Pink dye to tied heart section of shirt. Randomly apply more dye to body of shirt.
  • 12
    Dilute remaining dye with water and apply randomly to shirt.
  • 13
    Cover tee with plastic table cover and let set 6-8 hours.
  • 14
    Remove rubber bands and rinse under cool running water to remove excess dye. Wash and dry shirt according to dye package instructions.
  • 15
    Iron a large piece of freezer paper to inside front of shirt. This creates a stable painting surface.
  • 16
    Trace BCA ribbon onto another large piece of freezer paper. Cut out with craft knife to create stencil.
  • 17
    Iron stencil onto front of shirt.
  • 18
    Spray over stencil with Neon Pink fabric spray paint. Let dry and remove freezer paper and stencil.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2+ hours

Project Supplies

  • Tulip® One-Step Tie-Dye Kit® Bright 104768710
  • Tulip® Mini Spray Paint Neon 7 pc. 104762730
  • Gildan® 100% Cotton T-Shirt
  • X-ACTO® No. 1 Precision Knife with 5 #11 Blades 104135107
  • Large pastry cooling rack
  • Piece of copy paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Chalk pencil
  • Disposable plastic table cover
  • Freezer paper
  • Iron
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