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:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include neither the washing time nor the drying time for the shirt or the drying time for the fabric paint.
  • 2
    Prewash t-shirt to remove sizing; do not use fabric softener.
  • 3
    Protect work surface with plastic tablecloth. Lay damp t-shirt on work surface.
  • 4
    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.
  • 5
    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.
  • 6
    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.
  • 7
    6. Insert Fashion Form (or piece of cardboard) inside t-shirt.
  • 8
    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. Either draw shapes on template freehand or use chalk pencil to first create shapes before filling in with paint.
  • 9
    Squeeze dots of Slick Black inside each oval for eyes.
  • 10
    Squeeze squiggles of Slick Leaf Green at the base of each oval for grass as shown.
  • 11
    Use Neon Orange to create hair, arms and beaks, using photo as a guide.
  • 12
    Use Neon Orange to write the words “my peeps” beneath the chicks.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • 100% Cotton T-Shirt (Sized to Fit Person Wearing It) White
  • Tulip® One-Step Dye® Yellow 100386390
  • Tulip® Fashion Form™ or Piece of Cardboard that Will Fit Inside T-Shirt
  • Tulip® Dimensional Fabric Paint 1.25 oz. Slick Black 104130844
  • Tulip® Dimensional Fabric Paint 1.25 oz. Slick Neon Orange 104130848 (2)
  • Tulip® Dimensional Fabric Paint 1.25 oz. Slick Leaf Green 104130851
  • Tulip® Soft™ Fabric Paint 4 oz. Matte Sunshine Yellow 104519384
  • Chalk Pencil
  • Disposable Plate or Palette
  • Spray Bottle
  • Paper Towels
  • Plastic Tablecloths
  • Nicole™ Crafts School Brush Set 5 pc. 104120042
Download Project Template