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Dot a tee
When your mother-in-law gives you a handful of white undershirts, what do you do with them?

I think she meant for me to pass them on to the husband, but I couldn't help but keep a few for myself for a few projects-- and turn one into a gold dotted shirt.

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  • How to paint a t-shirt. Plain To Polka Dotted Tee (A Diy)  - Step 1
    Step 1

    If you have a white men's tee, make it a little more fancy by hemming the neckline and the bottom hem. I also rolled up the sleeves twice and stitched them in place to shorten to them.

  • How to paint a t-shirt. Plain To Polka Dotted Tee (A Diy)  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold the bottom hem an inch and sew it.

  • How to paint a t-shirt. Plain To Polka Dotted Tee (A Diy)  - Step 3
    Step 3

    >> Place cardboard in between your shirts layers and stencil to your heart's content.

  • How to paint a t-shirt. Plain To Polka Dotted Tee (A Diy)  - Step 4
    Step 4

    My only suggestion? Let your shirt dry at least 12 hours before painting the other side. :) And yes, the paint will bleed through the shirt, so the cardboard is key.

  • How to paint a t-shirt. Plain To Polka Dotted Tee (A Diy)  - Step 5
    Step 5

    wear it!

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