Ok so not SUPER standards but this is my first attempt at decorating my own t-shirts.
I'm sick of buying t-shirts that i think are ok just cos they fit so after a trip to my local craft shop i picked up on the idea of making some of my own.
picked up some cheap cotton t-shirts - 2 different types to test out which is best - and got decorating.
the first was ok, i LOVE this picture that i found on the net but the t-shirt i used was very thin, flimsy material and i think it made using the fabric pens much harder than it should've been.
i thought it still looked a little plain so added just a touch of colour.
my second attempt i did this morning with help from my 3 and a half year old son. I wanted to do a tree (i love trees) so again looked on the net till i found something i loved - i'm not an artistic person so tracing is really the only way to go for me.
I started using the fabric pen for the outline (so much easier to use on this thicker t-shirt)
The leaves are my 3.5 year olds finger prints (and boy was that hard to get them all in the right places!) and i painted the branches using my toddlers paintbrush i might add (hard!)
and the finished product (Well its drying right now)
i thought they both turned out pretty well for a starter and cant wait to do more (once i get a decent paintbrush!)
Update: heres a pic of me wearing it
oh and look at this picture, this is my official progress shot taken by my 3.5 year old what a fab job he did!
next one is going to have to be done with a little help from my 2 year old so i have one from both
let me know what you think.