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A Twilight Inspired shirt

A shirt I made from the book cover of Breaking Dawn

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Pre-wash Tshirt

  2. How to paint a t-shirt. Breaking Dawn Twilight Tee - Step 1 2

    Print out Chess Board/Queen stencil on Cardstock.

  3. How to paint a t-shirt. Breaking Dawn Twilight Tee - Step 2 3

    Print out Pawn stencil on cardstock

  4. How to paint a t-shirt. Breaking Dawn Twilight Tee - Step 3 4

    Print out Breaking Dawn text

  5. 5

    Cut out the black part of the stencils, with an exact-o knife.

  6. 6

    Place a piece of Cardboard inside the t-shirt.

  7. 7

    Spray the back of the Chessboard/Queen stencil with Spray adhesive, and then stick it on the Tshirt, making sure that the edges of the stencil are flat on the shirt.

    Be careful not to spray too much adhesive, or else it will leave a nasty residue on the fabric.

  8. 8

    Mix One part Textile Medium with Two parts White Acrylic paint.




  9. 9

    Using a small-medium sized paint brush apply the white paint.

    For a faded look to add dimension apply the paint in a thiner layer as you get to the smaller squares.

  10. How to paint a t-shirt. Breaking Dawn Twilight Tee - Step 9 10

    Let sit for a few minutes and then carefully remove the cardstock. Let dry completely.

  11. 11

    Apply Spray adhesive to the other stencil, and carefully position it over the dry paint.

  12. 12

    Mix one part textile medium and two parts red acrylic paint, and then carefully paint the pawn.

  13. How to paint a t-shirt. Breaking Dawn Twilight Tee - Step 12 13

    Let dry completely. If needed go back with a small brush and fill in any spots, smooth out any edges.

  14. How to paint a t-shirt. Breaking Dawn Twilight Tee - Step 13 14

    Repeat, applying adhesive to back of stencil, apply to shirt, and paint.

  15. How to paint a t-shirt. Breaking Dawn Twilight Tee - Step 14 15

    After dried, follow the instructions on the textile medium bottle. Generally turn inside out and iron, let dry for 7 days before washing.

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Bella
Bella · Forks, Washington, US · 36 projects

I love it

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Monet S.
Monet S. · CA · 8 projects

wow love the idea :D

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Kimberly T.
Kimberly T. · US

Passionately HATE Twilight, everything about it. But this gives me a much easier way to create t-shirts. While I do hate the books, this shirt is well done and actually really nice. I like the composition. :)

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STEVEY K.
STEVEY K. · Ragingmoose, , United States · 8 projects

what a great idea, instead of having the generic hottopic tee, you can have a one of a kind. very cool

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Kayla  i.
Kayla i.

This is cool. I love it

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TeresasCrafts
TeresasCrafts · US

OMG!! Love it!! I would love to have one of those shirts!

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Happy-Go-Lucky
Happy-Go-Lucky · Nawur, Ghazni, AF · 8 projects

I love twilight, even though im only 11(12 in april)I borrowed the twilight books off my friend and I think the new moon movie is coming out in november or december(not exactly sure)in nz or america

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Craftie Auntie
Craftie Auntie · US · 55 projects

Correct. I used cardstock and spray adhesive

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.Emily Estatic.
.Emily Estatic. · US · 7 projects

wait you used cardstock?! like paper-not the special iron on transfer wear paper?

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RAWRZ
RAWRZ · US · 20 projects

Wonderful work! It looks perfect! :3

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