Summer Project - Design your own Tshirt

This was another fun project we did with the kids recently. First time I have used this technique was about 7 years ago, when I made matching shirts for Yanic, my hubby and myself. Totally cheesy, I know.

Anyway, Yanic still remembers the shirts and wanted to make one by himself. The original tutorial can be found here.

Here is what you need:
- a new white (or very light colored) Tshirt
- piece of cardboard to fit inside the shirt, so the paint does not seep through
- some flour
- sandwich zippy bag
- fabric spray paint

The Tshirt should be pre-washed according to the fabric spray paint instructions. Once you are ready, prepare a pasty flour-water mixture. Put that mixture into the zippy bag and cut a small hole into one of the bottom corners. Now, just like a baker would, squeeze the paste through the small hole to create a design on your Tshirt. Once you are done, lay it out in the sun to completely dry. When it's dry (the flour paste should be rock hard) get out your fabric paint. You can use one color or several colors; and start spraying it all over the design on your shirt. Let it dry in the sun again.

And now comes the fun part: gently peel off all the flour paste from your Tshirt.

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