Super Cool Heart Shirt
It's made with love
by Jennifer Cooper, posted on February 1st, 2012 in Arts & Crafts
Tease me if you must, but I’m going to come right out and say it—I’m a sucker for hearts and Valentine’s Day. I’m also a sucker for making things. In an effort to combine my loves, and because I was inspired by Ali Henrie’s awesome tutorial + Liz’s freezer paper love, today I made my own V-day shirt.
It took me about 40 minutes from start to finish. Thirty of those minutes was spent watching paint dry. Ooh! Exciting!
For this project you'll need: a shirt, freezer paper, scissors, fabric paint, a small foam brush and an iron
Step 1: Cut a heart out of the freezer paper. Lay paper (waxy side down) on shirt and press with an iron. It'll stick to the shirt.
Apply textile paint using a foam brush. I found a dabbing technique worked better than a brushing one.
Step 4. Allow paint to dry for 30 minutes or according to manufacturer's instructions. Peel away paper. Turn the shirt inside out, iron it (to set the paint) and...
You got yourself a heart shirt