iLovetoCreate My Peeps T-Shirt

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by Cheryl Ball, iLovetoCreate

iLovetoCreate My Peeps T-Shirt

Get in the Easter spirit with the iLovetoCreate My Peeps T-Shirt - it'’s too cute to keep to yourself! Make one for you and your “peeps”!

Project Details

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

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Prewash t-shirt to remove sizing; do not use fabric softener.
  • 2
    Protect work surface with plastic tablecloth. Lay damp t-shirt on work surface. Wearing gloves from dye box, add water to dye bottle, filling to line. Replace cap tightly then shake until dye is dissolved. Pour into spray bottle. Spray the bottom third of t-shirt. Fill spray bottle with water to dilute remaining dye in bottle and shake to mix. Spray the middle third of t-shirt. Repeat process, further diluting color, then spray onto the top third of t-shirt.
  • 3
    Cover t-shirt with plastic tablecloth to keep damp. Let set 6 to 8 hours or longer for most intense color. Rinse in running water until excess dye is removed then wash separately in a large load of hottest water suitable for t-shirt fabric and a small amount of laundry soap. Dry separately.
  • 4
    Insert piece of cardboard inside t-shirt. Squeeze a puddle of Sunshine Yellow on disposable plate. Use brush to create three 2-1/2 inch x 1-3/4 inch ovals across the top front of T-shirt as shown. Let dry. Download and print project template. Use chalk pencil to first create shapes before filling in with paint. Squeeze dots of Slick Black inside each oval for eyes. Squeeze squiggles of Slick Leaf Green at the base of each oval for grass as shown. Use Neon Orange to create hair, arms and beaks as well as write the words “my peeps” beneath the chicks.

Project Details

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

Project Supplies

  • •Gildan 100% Cotton T-Shirt in White (Sized to Fit)
  • •Tulip One-Step Dye in Yellow and Dimensional Fabric Paints in Slick Black, Slick Neon Orange, Slick Leaf Green & Matte Sunshine Yellow
  • •Piece of Cardboard That Will Fit Under Shirt, Chalk Pencil, Disposable Plate or Palette, Spray Bottle, Paper Towels, Plastic Tablecloth & Paintbrush
Download Project Template