iLoveToCreate® My Rainbow T-shirt

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by Lauri Eaton, iLoveToCreate®

iLoveToCreate® My Rainbow T-shirt

With literally all colors of the rainbow, this cute tee gets personal when you add a name and favorite number. It’s a great project for a special birthday or even a sports team. Tulip® Soft® Fabric Paint makes it easy and fun!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Sketch desired rainbow shape onto craft paper and cut out with craft knife to create stencil.
  • 2
    On craft paper, sketch or print out from computer desired number and name onto another piece of paper and cut out with craft knife to create second stencil.
  • 3
    Iron a large piece of freezer paper to inside front of shirt. This creates a stable painting surface and prevents paint seepage to back of shirt.
  • 4
    Use tape to secure your rainbow stencil in desired position on front of shirt.
  • 5
    Use craft sponge with Glacier White to fill in rainbow shape. Allow to dry.
  • 6
    Using paintbrush, apply a stripe of Sunshine Yellow Soft Paint to middle of rainbow. Add a stripe of Holiday Green below that and blend colors slightly.
  • 7
    Below Holiday Green, add a line of Royal Blue and blend slightly.
  • 8
    Below Royal Blue, add a stripe of Grape, blending slightly with Royal Blue, but extending to the edge of your stencil.
  • 9
    Above Sunshine Yellow stripe, add a line of Mandarin Orange and blend slightly into Sunshine Yellow.
  • 10
    Add a stripe of Crimson Red above Mandarin Orange, to the edge of your stencil and blend slightly into Mandarin Orange.
  • 11
    Remove stencil and allow to dry.
  • 12
    Position name and number stencils in desired position next to rainbow. Secure stencil on shirt with tape.
  • 13
    Use craft sponge with Glacier White to fill in stencil openings. Allow to dry.
  • 14
    Using sponge, apply Petal Pink inside stencil openings with as many coats as desired. Let dry after each coat. Remove stencils.
  • 15
    Remove freezer paper from inside shirt.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:

Project Supplies

  • Tulip® Soft® Fabric Paint 4 oz. Glacier White Matte 104519378
  • Tulip® Soft® Fabric Paint 4 oz. Sunshine Yellow Matte 104519384
  • Tulip® Soft® Fabric Paint 1 oz. Mandarin Orange 104131046
  • Tulip® Soft® Fabric Paint 4 oz. Crimson Red Matte 104519382
  • Tulip® Soft® Fabric Paint 4 oz. Holiday Green Matte 104519389
  • Tulip® Soft® Fabric Paint 4 oz. Royal Blue Matte 104519387
  • Tulip® Soft® Fabric Paint 4 oz. Grape Matte 104548282
  • Tulip® Soft® Fabric Paint 4 oz. Petal Pink Matte 104519396
  • Gildan®T-Shirt (100% Cotton)
  • X-acto® No. 1 Precision Knife with 5 #11 Blades 104135107
  • Royal & Langnickel® Sponge Pouncer 6 pcs. 104763624
  • Paint brush
  • Freezer paper
  • Iron
  • Heavy crafting paper
  • Pencil
  • Tape