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Writting on your t-shirts :)
I put Rawr for first attempt, you could put your name, or anything you like realy!

An alternative option to stencil printing.

Posted by Ciara Published See Ciara's 66 projects »

  • Step 1

    Find a computer program to type your stencil up on.

  • How to make an applique t-shirt. Personalising T Shirts - Step 2
    Step 2

    I used microsoft publisher.
    Select word art.
    And then the Word shape you want to use will allready be selected, so just click accept.

    Type the word you want to use.

  • How to make an applique t-shirt. Personalising T Shirts - Step 3
    Step 3

    Now work out how big you would want the word to be on your t-shirt, resize it and then print it off on card.

  • Step 4

    Cut it out then pick the fabric you will want the final design to be on.
    Use the card letters as a stencill, and draw round them.
    Then carefully cut this out.

  • How to make an applique t-shirt. Personalising T Shirts - Step 5
    Step 5

    Sew onto your t-shirt, or use fabric glue.
    I didn't have a sewing machine at the time, so I hand sewed it.
    And wallah!

    Your funky, personalised t-shirt,
    now wasn't that easy :)

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lupe c.
lupe c.
what stitch did you use for this?
Ciara · 68 projects
Wow, I can't believe how many favourites this has gotten, thankyou so much guys!
linda v.
linda v. · Nederland, Colorado, US · 1 project
I love this!
I'm gonna try some shirts too =)
Amy Q.
Amy Q. · Garstang, England, GB · 6 projects
Ooooh i like this. I'm gonna have to give it a bash (:
Ciara · 68 projects
hey thanks for the comments guys XD Id love it if some of you stuck your versions up here Happy
Courtney Couture
Courtney Couture · Keller, Texas, US · 20 projects
ooh im doing this tomorrow
Candice C.
Candice C. · Wylie, Texas, US · 49 projects
I'm gonna hafta steal this idea... I love the placement and the rawr - great job!
k.e.l.l.y. · 6 projects
that's really cool!
Gary L.
Gary L. · Dublin, Dublin, IE · 1 project
Wow thats good!! Sounds better and longer lasting then spray painting!!! Ive been experimenting with customizing tees so I definetly wanna try thisHappy Well Ive also been wanting to try fusing plastics on to tees so I'll give em botha try and I'll post the resultsHappy

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