One Love T-Shirt
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Tulip Fabric-crafting supplies:
- One-Step Fashion Dye, Purple
- 3D Fashion Paint: Black Slick, Leaf Green Slick
- Soft Fabric Paint: Crimson Red Matte, Glacier White Matte
- Fabric Spray Paint, Snow
- Glam-It-Up! Iron-On Crystals, clear, 300-ct
- Fashion Form
- Cordless Heat-Setting Tool
- Fashion Art Tweezers
- Surface Cover
- White cotton Jerzees fitted T-shirt
- Contact paper
- Felt pen
- Craft knife
- Makeup sponge
- Paper plate
- Washer & dryer
For best results, read instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo often.
- Prewash T-shirt to remove sizing. Do not use fabric softener.
- Cover work surface with Surface Cover. Lay damp T-shirt flat on prepared surface.
- Wearing plastic gloves, add water to Purple dye bottle to line indicated. Replace cap tightly. Shake until dye is dissolved.
- Squeeze out Purple dye at an angle onto upper portion of T-shirt, leaving some white on the bottom portion.
- Cover T-shirt with Surface Cover. Allow to sit 4 to 6 hours. Wash in a large load of water with a small amount of laundry soap. Dry in dryer.
- Place Fashion Form between layers of shirt. Spritz Snow Fabric Spray Paint over front of shirt. Allow to dry. Repeat on backside.
- Print heart and banner pattern from PDF; lay contact paper over pattern. Trace patterns with felt pen onto contact paper. Cut out heart and banner designs, leaving outside edges of contact paper intact to create stencils.
- Peel backing from heart stencil and position onto T-shirt. Squeeze a puddle of Crimson Red Soft Fabric Paint onto paper plate. Dab flat end of makeup sponge into paint; dab onto shirt. Allow to dry. Add another coat. Allow to dry completely. Remove stencil.
- Position banner stencil onto T-shirt over heart. Squeeze a puddle of Glacier White Soft Fabric Paint onto paper plate. Use a clean makeup sponge to dab Glacier White into banner stencil. Allow to dry. Add additional coats to completely cover Crimson Red. Allow to dry.
- Outline and embellish banner with Black Slick 3D Fashion Paint and write ONE LOVE within banner. Allow to dry.
- Use Green Metallic 3D Fashion Paint to add vine detail extending from banner. Allow to dry.
- Position crystals randomly on T-shirt with Fashion Art Tweezers. Set with Cordless Heat-Setting Tool.