iLovetoCreate Happy Jack T-Shirt

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by Suzie Shinseki, iLovetoCreate

iLovetoCreate Happy Jack T-Shirt

Add a happy-go-lucky jack o'lantern to your Halloween wardrobe!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include time needed for dye to set nor paint to dry.
  • 2
    Download and print project template, enlarging pattern if needed. Use pencil to trace onto piece of freezer paper. Use craft knife to cut out areas as indicated.
  • 3
    Press t-shirt with iron to smooth.
  • 4
    Lay pattern on lower part of t-shirt at an angle and lightly trace around perimeter with chalk pencil.
  • 5
    Cover work surface with disposable plastic table cover. Prepare dye as directed and pour some into small plastic container.
  • 6
    Insert Fashion Form or piece of cardboard into layers of t-shirt.
  • 7
    Use 4 inch paintbrush to brush inside perimeter of pumpkin with Orange dye, keeping in mind dye will spread. Saturate color. If desired, dab a few small dots around pumpkin. Cover with plastic table cover and let set 6-8 hours.
  • 8
    Rinse, wash and dry t-shirt according to dye package instructions.
  • 9
    Position pumpkin pattern and iron in place. Place old newspapers around pumpkin to mask off remaining areas of t-shirt.
  • 10
    Spray eyes, nose, mouth, stem amd tendril with Asphalt fabric paint. Let dry. Spray a second time if desired. Let dry. Remove pattern.
  • 11
    Use Silver dimensional paint to add details to stem, tendril and segment lines on pumpkin and around pumpkin as desired. Let dry.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Tulip One-Step Dye Orange 100386391
  • Tulip Dimensional Fabric Paint 1.25 oz. Metallic Silver 104548271
  • Tulip Fabric Spray Paint 4 oz. Asphalt 104456627
  • Tulip Fashion Form or Piece of Cardboard (Sized to Fit Between Layers of T-Shirt) Gildan 100% Cotton T-Shirt Yellow (Sized to Fit Person Wearing It)
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 4 104118909
  • X-ACTO Precision Instruments No. 1 Knife 104135101
  • Iron
  • Disposable Plastic Table Cover
  • Freezer Paper
  • Chalk Pencil
  • Small Plastic Container
  • Old Newspapers
Download Project Template