Joy to the World of Sparkle T-Shirt Joy to the World of Sparkle T-Shirt Joy to the World of Sparkle T-Shirt

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Joy to the World of Sparkle T-Shirt

Designed by Pattie Donham-Wilkinson Created by Lauri Eaton

Dye your tee holiday green and then doodle, write, draw whatever your merry heart desires to create a festive shirt that puts you right in the holiday spirit! Add crystals for a sparkling touch and then sit back and enjoy the season.

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1. Wash T-shirt without fabric softener and do not dry.

2. Cover work surface with plastic table cover. Lay damp T-shirt on work surface.

3. Wearing gloves from kit, mix Lime dye according to package instructions. Fill bowl with water.

4. From bottle, apply dye along top one-fourth of T-shirt. Working quickly, wet paintbrush and brush dye downward toward bottom of T-shirt. Dip brush in water as needed to move the dye and blend color, creating a darker look at top to lighter at the bottom. Continue until desired gradient is achieved. Cover with plastic table cover and let dye set 6-8 hours.

5. Rinse shirt in cold running water until water runs clear. Wash and dry shirt as directed.

6. Iron freezer paper to inside front of shirt to create stable drawing surface and prevent ink seepage to back of shirt.

7. Use Fabric Markers to write out holiday words, using different writing styles and drawing doodles around each word.

8. Use Tulip® Heat-Setting Tool to embellish design with crystals as desired.


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