iLovetoCreate Light the Night T-shirt

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by Suzie Shinseki, iLovetoCreate

iLovetoCreate Light the Night T-shirt

Boom, boom, boom! This tee celebrates Independence Day with a bold color display with everyone’s favorite, fireworks! Fabric paints and crystals are the perfect way to light up the night on this Black t-shirt.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Insert cardboard between layers of t-shirt to prevent paint seepage.
  • 3
    Use chalk to mark the three bursts on t-shirt.
  • 4
    Use paintbrush to paint small Glacier White circles in the areas marked.
  • 5
    On each circle, brush outward from center creating Glacier White bursts blending into the Black t-shirt. Make some bursts bigger than others and keep sizes irregular.
  • 6
    Brush the center areas with second coat of Glacier White and lightly blend outward disappearing into the Black. Let dry.
  • 7
    Paint Crimson Red in center of one burst and dry brush outward to blend into the black. Repeat with the remaining burst using the Royal Blue. Let dry.
  • 8
    With the White Metallics dimensional paint, draw loose, slightly curved lines beginning from the center of the bursts and exploding outward (like fireworks). Make dot on ends of the bursts. Let dry.
  • 9
    Use heat-setting tool to heat set crystals randomly around t-shirt for an extra sparkle.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Tulip Soft Fabric Paint 4 oz. Matte Crimson Red 104519382
  • Tulip Soft Fabric Paint 4 oz. Matte Glacier White 104519378
  • Tulip Soft Fabric Paint 4 oz. Matte Royal Blue 104519387
  • Tulip Dimensional Fabric Paint 4 oz. Metallic White 104548226
  • Tulip Cordless Crystal and Stud Heat-Setting Tool 104529082
  • Tulip Glam-It-Up! 300 pc. Iron-On Crystals 104435837
  • Gildan 100% Cotton T-shirt Black (sized to fit person wearing it)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Brush Flat 1 104119666
  • Iron
  • Foil or Foam Plate for Palette
  • Piece of Cardboard Trimmed to Fit Inside T-Shirt