Simply Spray Team Spirit Shirt

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by Linda Patterson, Simply Spray

Simply Spray Team Spirit Shirt

Your friends will be amazed when they find out you designed the Simply Spray Team Spirit Shirt! They'll just have to have one of their own! This is also a great project for sleepovers, cheerleading squads and sports teams!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include the time to completely dry the shirt after styling. Download the template for the pattern, as well as tips and tricks.
  • 2
    Place newspapers inside of shirt.
  • 3
    Place tape on fabric as indicated on the template. Cover any areas you do not want to paint with masking tape. In our example, the Black stripes are 1 inch wide, the White stripes are 1/4 inch wide and the Red stripes are 3 inch wide. Note that it is not necessary to be exact on place the tape down for your strips. You can just "eyeball" it. The tape can always be repositioned, if necessary.
  • 4
    Paint exposed areas of t-shirt Black. Daub off excess paint with paper towels.
  • 5
    Carefully remove masking tape for the Red strip. Place new tape over Black stripes extending 1/4 inch beyond stripe, as indicated on the template. Spray Red. Daub excess Red paint with paper towels. Gently remove all tape and allow to dry.
  • 6
    When dry, place letters and/or numbers in desired position and have an adult press them into place with an iron, following the manufacturer's instructions.
  • 7
    Lay flat to dry. Wait 72 hours before washing. Turn inside out when washing and do not use fabric softener.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Supplies

  • Gildan 100% Cotton T-Shirt White (Sized to Fit Person Wearing It)
  • Simply Spray Soft Fabric Paint 2.5 oz. Black 100386935 (or Your Choice of Color)
  • Simply Spray Soft Fabric Paint 2.5 oz. Poppy Red 100386927 (or Your Choice of Color)
  • 3M 3/4 inch x 60 yard Masking Tape 104148306 (optional - see step 3)
  • Iron Ons Such as Horizon Iron-On Flocked On Letters 3 inch Collegiate 104755689
  • Iron
  • Pencil
  • Paper Towels
  • Newspapers
Download Project Template