by Lynda Musante
your own T-Shirt with a little paint and stamps made from simple
foam shapes. Use the patterns shown here, or choose your own from
the world around you.
You will need:
- Tacky glue
- White foam sheet
- Glitter fabric paint:
- 2 Wood knobs
- Small paintbrush
- Two 3" x 3" pieces
- Foam brush
- #2 Pencil
- Masking tape
- Wax paper or shirtboard
large and small star patterns onto the foam sheet then cut
them out. Glue the foam shape onto the styrofoam block.
Press firmly then glue wooden knob to the other side for
a handle. Allow to dry thoroughly.
- Cover work area. Insert
shirtboard or wax paper inside the T-shirt and smooth out
all wrinkles. Squeeze a little Cranberry paint onto a sheet
of wax paper. Dip the foam brush into the paint then pat
a thin layer of paint onto the star stamp. Press stamp firmly
onto the T-shirt. Repeat as desired, scattering stars across
- Squeeze silver paint
onto wax paper. Dip small brush into paint and with a sweeping
motion, quickly brush a streak of paint from center of star
outwards for the star's tail. Allow to dry. Follow directions
on paint bottle for care and laundering instructions.
Elmer's® Craft Bond Tacky Glue; Delta Starlite Shimmering
Fabric Paint; Darice® Wood Craft Wood Turnings; Fiskars®
Student Scissors; Dow Styrofoam® Brand Plastic Foam.
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