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« on: April 25, 2012 03:40:09 AM »

All you need for this project is:

    -Fabric Spray Paint
    -Tank top

Turns out I didn't have a bucket so I improvised with a kitty litter container.  I took the tank and put it onto the kitty litter container.  You want your tank to fit tightly over the container so you can scrunch it better.  I was worried about the stripes being too uniform so I played around with the folds.  I laid down some newspaper and commenced spraying.  I held the can about six inches from the tank and sprayed back and forth until the whole shirt was covered.  I let it sit for about five minutes and the gingerly removed it from the bucket.  Per the instructions, I let the shirt hang for 72 hours before washing it. 

I purchased the fabric spray paint at Joann's with a 40% off coupon so this this entire project cost about $2 or $3 dollars.  It's a simple and inexpensive way to spice up your wardrobe!


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« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2012 04:13:07 AM »

Hah clever idea! I might have to try it to change up some of my wardrobe.

« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2012 06:32:36 PM »

Super cute shirt, I like it!


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« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2012 01:51:30 PM »

Love this idea! Tried it on a tank top I had and gave it a cool zebra pattern. I used the back of my craft chair and worked just as good. ^_^

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« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2012 06:50:06 PM »

Great idea using your chair!  Finding an object to place the tank over seems to be the one problem everyone has had with this project.
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