Spring Shimmer Tee
Welcome spring with a shimmery shirt! Make a simple tee magical in minutes with spritzed on color from Tulip® Fabric Spray Paint™ and sparkly butterflies created with Tulip® Sticky Fabric Stencils™ and Tulip® Fashion Glitter™.
Designed by Pattie Donham Wilkinson, courtesy of iLoveToCreate™, a Duncan Enterprises Company
- Tulip® Fashion Form™
- Tulip® Fabric Spray Paint™: Violet, Hawaiian Fizz, Grape
- Tulip® Glitter Spray Paint: Sparkling Star
- Tulip® Fashion Glitter Bond™
- Tulip® Sticky Fabric Stencils™: Medium Butterflies 4-inch x 8-inch
- Tulip® Fashion Glitter™: Primary Glitter Assortment
- T-Shirt: White
- Plastic Tablecloth
- Scratch Paper
- Paper Towels
Prewash and dry t-shirt; do not use fabric softener.
Cover work surface with plastic tablecloth and lay t-shirt on prepared surface.
Pinch shirt along the shoulders with one hand, and at the same time pinch the hem, creating “peaks and valleys” within fabric.
Spray Violet Fabric Spray Paint over the “peaks.” Unfold the fabric.
Repeat pinching fabric and spray “peaks” with Hawaiian Fizz.
Repeat once more and lightly spray “peaks” with Grape.
Let shirt dry 1 hour before continuing next step.
Place Fashion Form inside shirt.
Remove butterfly stencils from packaging and press onto shirt in desired order, starting at top left shoulder of shirt and moving down toward bottom hem.
Apply Glitter Bond inside the butterflies with sponge applicator then immediately pour Blue glitter over the Glitter Bond and press with finger to set. Let set for 10 minutes.
Turn the shirt sideways to dump glitter onto a piece of scratch paper and pour back into container for reuse.
Repeat steps to create desired number of butterflies on shirt.
Let dry flat 2 hours. Wait 72 hours to wash. Wash alone (turn inside out). Line dry.
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.
Practice spraying Tulip® Fabric Spray Paint™ on paper towels to get a feel for spray pump before spraying project.