By Jackie Burrell
Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 5:01 am in Crafts.
For the last several weeks, we’ve been talking about awesome summer crafts, including some very fun, kid-friendly T-shirt projects. We’re not the only ones playing with tees, of course. We spotted these absolutely darling flower T-shirts over on BethanyActually, where blogger Bethany (yes, actually) used freezer paper to stencil the most adorable, pop-art flowers on shirts for her daughter’s birthday party. The gang is wearing them in the photo above (courtesy BethanyActually).
Basically, you use freezer paper, those rolls of white, wax-coated paper you find near the foil and plastic wrap at the supermarket, to cut your stencil design. Place the paper wax-side down on the t-shirt and iron it. The heat makes the paper stick to the fabric securely enough to prevent the fabric paint from seeping through, but when you’re done, you just pull the stencil off. Very cool little trick – and the way Bethany used it here is absolutely adorable. Check out the photos and full how-tos here.
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