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how to make t-shirts? Answered

I wanted to make t-shirts with text on it that would last but not be too expensive.



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Print out what you want on an acetate sheet (over head transparency) and cut it out with an x-acto knife. Then use fabric paint to stencil it on. I use spray on adhesive to the back of the stencil to help keep it to the shirt. If you use the spray, make sure to spray the stencil, then leave it to dry for a few seconds before putting it on the shirt (you don't want a permanent seal).


9 years ago

For a single-use stencil, freezer paper is good. You can place it waxy-side down and iron it into place, then paint on your design and simply remove the paper. Because everything is held in place after ironing, this is a good method for doing stencil designs with unpainted "islands."

I make T-Shirts with stencils designed on the computer, printed on cardstock (or some other thicker type of paper), and painted on using fabric paint. The Stencils last for about 3 uses though, but if you are just making them for yourself it shouldn't be too big a deal.

you could go to a site like uberprints
get those shirt paints and make them yourself


Search this site for screen printing, or you could appliqué (sew or glue on cut-out shapes).