Love T-Shirt

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by Theresa McClaskey, A.C. Moore

Love T-Shirt

The Love T-Shirt is a great shirt for just about any day of the year, not just Valentine's Day!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time.
  • 2
    Download and print project template.
  • 3
    Wash and dry t-shirt before decorating.
  • 4
    Cut out shapes from bandanna. Download letters L, O, V and E from the internet in the size and font desired, then cut out letters from bandanna.
  • 5
    Cut fabric slightly larger than templates and leave in a square shape (don’t cut out yet!). Iron Heat n Bond to back of fabric, following package instructions.
  • 6
    Trace pattern pieces to back of Heat n Bond fused fabric. Cut out shapes and peel away Heat n Bond paper backing.
  • 7
    Position fabric pieces right side up on front of t-shirt. Iron in place.
  • 8
    Outline letters and hearts with Neon Pink paint. Tip: practice a few lines of paint on scrap paper to get a “feel” for how to squeeze out paint.
  • 9
    While paint is still wet, sprinkle Neon Pink glitter over paint.
  • 10
    Allow to dry overnight. When completely dry; shake off loose glitter. Tip: Use dry bristle brush to remove excess glitter. Optional: To save the excess glitter from project, shake T-shirt over a piece of scrap paper. Fold paper in half and pour back in container.
  • 11
    Attach buttons to center of hearts with needle and embroidery floss.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Gildan® 100% Cotton T-Shirt
  • White
  • Sized to Fit Person Wearing It
  • The Bandanna Company™ Bandanna Zebra 104547266
  • Fabric Editions 2 Yard Fabric 100 Percent Cotton Bright Pink 104549173
  • therm·o·web Heat n Bond® Iron On Adhesive Ultra Hold 17 inch x 36 inch 104240233
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dimensional Fabric Paint 1.25 oz. Neon Pink 104762907
  • Tulip® Fashion Glitter™ 0.63 oz. Fine Neon Pink 104547770
  • Blumenthal Lansing Favorite Findings™ Big Bag of Buttons Pastel Hearts 104569065
  • DMC® Embroidery Floss 3805 Cyclamen Pink 104230262
  • Needle
  • Scissors
  • Iron
Download Project Template