Like most fashionitas, I always love a good t-shirt that has color, flair and the wow factor in a certain design. Here's how you can make your own graphic t-shirts to call your own!
Step 1: What You'll Need
What you will need to do your own personalized graphic t-shirt are...
- a black or white t-shirt in your size (I am using a medium sized black t-shirt found in my closet)
- assortment of fabric paint
- sponge pouncers / paint brushes
- paint palette
Step 2: Prep Your T-Shirt
So, first off, lay your t-shirt down on some old newspaper, and place a piece of cardboard inside of your shirt. This is to prevent the paint from bleeding through the fabric.
Step 3: Add Initials
To make your initials, place your letter stencils on top of your t-shirt. In this photo, I am on the path into using the initials A S L. You can also use spray mount glue or duct tape to keep the stencil from moving as your pounce on your paint.
Step 4: Add Paint
Now, fill your paint palette with a few colors of fabric paint, and use a sponge pouncer to sponge on your initials on your t-shirt. My shirt is black, so I am using a white fabric paint. You can make the color as bold or as light as you like. Most paint colors come out depending on the t-shirt's fabric color.
Step 5: Add Embellishments
Once, you've done that, you can add more stencils to your t-shirt to make it look more embellished!
Step 6: Wear It
Once you're done, let your shirt dry for a few hours or overnight. Once dry, it's ready to wear!