iLovetoCreate In a Pinch T-Shirt

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by Suzie Shinseki, iLovetoCreate

iLovetoCreate In a Pinch T-Shirt

Take a plain t-shirt, add a little St. Patrick'’s Day themed color and you'’re guaranteed that the only holiday pinching you’ll experience is pinching the fabric to make the In a Pinch T-Shirt. No matter your heritage, we all become Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! And, what better way to celebrate the culture and celebrations of this popular holiday than with your own tie-dyed Green shirt?

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Machine wash t-shirt with soap and cool water. Dry. Lay t-shirt on protected work surface. Insert plastic bag into t-shirt (to prevent dye from bleeding through).
  • 2
    Lay t-shirt on protected work surface. Insert plastic bag into t-shirt (to prevent dye from bleeding through).
  • 3
    Download and print project template. Prepare Leaf Green dye as directed on package. Pour a small amount into a plastic cup. Dip paintbrush into dye and create Shamrock onto tee. Cover with plastic tablecloth and let set for 6-8 hours.
  • 4
    Wash t-shirt but do not dry. Lay damp t-shirt on prepared surface. Scrunch up tee by pinching 2-3 areas together. Apply dye randomly all over t-shirt. Cover with plastic tablecloth and let set for 6-8 hours. Machine wash in cool water and soap. Rinse, dry and press.
  • 5
    Squeeze Green paint around the edges of the shamrock design. Let dry.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •Gildan T-Shirt 100% Cotton White (Sized to Fit)
  • •Tulip One-Step Dye in Green & Dimensional Fabric Paint in Slick Leaf Green
  • •Plastic Tablecloth, Plastic Bag, Plastic Disposable Cup & Flat Paintbrush
Download Project Template