Wings of Freedom T-Shirt
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Wings of Freedom T-Shirt

Invite this star spangled monarch to your freedom celebration! Watch this patriotic butterfly’s dazzling wings emerge on your favorite tee straight from the cocoon of Tulip® Fashion Glitter™ Shimmer Fabric Paints.

Designed by Suzie Shinseki, courtesy of iLoveToCreate®.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Tulip® Fashion Glitter™ Shimmer Fabric Paint:
  • Red
  • Silver
  • Blue
  • Tulip® Fashion Form
  • T-shirt – white – 100% cotton
  • Freezer Paper
  • Craft knife
  • Iron
  • Painter's Tape
  • Paintbrushes: fine liner brush and medium round
  • Craft Sponge
 

Project Instructions

Wash and dry tee. Press.

Enlarge butterfly pattern to desired size and trace onto sheet of freezer paper (shiny side down). Also trace the stars.

Cut out shapes with craft knife.

Position butterfly stencil on tee and iron on (shiny side down). Make sure edges are well sealed.

Refer to photo and position stars on one wing and iron on.

Use painter’s tape to mask off stripes on the opposite wing.

Place Tulip® Fashion Form inside tee.

Sponge 2-3 coats of the Red glitter paint on the wing with the taped off stripes. Let dry after each coat.

Sponge 2- 3 coats of the Blue glitter paint on the wing with stars. Let dry after each coat.

Remove strips of tape. Use round paintbrush to paint two coats Silver glitter paint in stripes. Let dry after each coat.

Remove star stencils on the blue wing and use round brush to paint two coats Silver glitter paint into stars. Let dry after each coat.

Carefully remove butterfly stencil and using the Liner brush, paint in butterfly body with Silver. Dab dots for eyes with Blue.

Use liner brush to paint Silver antenna with starbursts on end.

Make dots of the Red, Blue and Silver to simulate sparklers. Let dry.

Tips

Use sponge to apply paint for more uniform coverage.