iLovetoCreate Proud Patriot T-Shirt

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by Suzie Shinseki, iLovetoCreate

iLovetoCreate Proud Patriot T-Shirt

Celebrate any American holiday with this proudly displayed sentiment on a festive t-shirt. Fabric paints and markers are all you need for a wardrobe piece that’s manufactured right here in the good ol’ U.S.A.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Download and print out project template.
  • 3
    Cut off sheet of freezer paper (approximately 9 inch x 13 inch).
  • 4
    Draw a 6-1/2 inch x 8-3/4 inch rectangle in center of freezer paper sheet (non slick side).
  • 5
    Cut out rectangle and position slick side down on upper center of t-shirt. Press with hot iron making sure edges are sealed.
  • 6
    Pour puddle of Glacier White on palette. Sponge two coats Glacier White paint in open area. Let dry after each coat.
  • 7
    Use pencil to trace over striped lines on back of pattern. Turn over pattern right side up and position over painted Glacier white area. Trace over lines again to transfer to Glacier White area.
  • 8
    Pour Crimson Red on clean palette. Paint every other line in Crimson Red. Let dry.
  • 9
    Using technique above, transfer “made in USA” from template to t-shirt.
  • 10
    Write “made in” using Black fabric marker. Brush in “USA” with Royal Blue. Let dry.
  • 11
    Make “x”’s around edges of design with Velveteen Red dimensional fabric paint to simulate stitch marks as in clothing labels. Let dry.

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 Royal Blue 104519387
  • Tulip Soft Fabric Paint 4 oz. Matte Glacier White 104519378
  • Tulip Soft Fabric Paint 4 oz. Velveteen Red 104550835
  • Gildan 100% Cotton T-shirt Red (sized to fit person wearing it)
  • Tulip Fabric Markers 12 pc. 104548222
  • Tulip Fashion Form (Sized for the T-shirt you are using)
  • X-ACTO Precision Instruments No. 1 Knife 104135101
  • Paintbrush of Your Choice
  • Freezer Paper
  • Iron
  • Foil or Foam Plate for Palette
  • Craft Sponge
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
Download Project Template