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Picture of Ombré Love T-shirt

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Pattie Donham-Wilkinson

Known by her friends and fans as “PattieWack,” she’s creative and wacky. She’s got a million ideas to transform the humdrum into wow, bring new life to everyday objects, or create something that is both out of this world and daringly stylish.

Ombré Love T-shirt

If you love all things ombré, then this project is for you! Start with a plain white tee and shade with three colors of Tulip® tie dye using the ombré technique. Next, give your tee a little depth with a large sweeping fabric paint heart.  

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Instructions:

1. Wash shirt and do not dry.

2. Cover work surface with plastic table cover. Tape cover down to create a stable painting surface.

3. Lay out T-shirt flat on protected work surface.

4. In empty dye bottles, mix Red, Fuchsia, and Purple dye refills according to package instructions.

5. Apply Red dye across neck and shoulders of T-shirt. Use wide paintbrush dipped in water to blend dye downward. Rinse brush and refill water cup.

6. Apply Fuchsia dye to center section of shirt, blending upward into Red section and downward toward shirt bottom. Rinse brush and refill water cup.

7. Apply Purple dye to bottom of T-shirt, and blend upward into Fuchsia section with wet paintbrush. Add water or dye as needed to blend colors.

8. Allow shirt to sit overnight on work surface. Rinse under cool running water to remove excess dye.

9. Wash and dry shirt as instructed in package directions.

10. Iron freezer paper to inside front of T-shirt. Use chalk to lightly sketch a heart shape onto T-shirt.

11. Use Ebony Soft Paint and 1” brush to loosely paint a heart shape over sketched design. Let dry. Remove freezer paper from inside T-shirt.

 

Miscellaneous:

  • Large water cup
  • Freezer paper
  • Iron
  • 1” wide flat paintbrush
  • Empty plastic dye bottles
  • 100% cotton white T-shirt
  • Plastic table cover
  • Chalk
  • 4-5” wide flat paintbrush

Patterns:

  • Ombre Love T-shirt Pattern 1

Designed By:

https://www.ilovetocreate.com/content/images/thumbs/0047081_250.png

Pattie Donham-Wilkinson

Known by her friends and fans as “PattieWack,” she’s creative and wacky. She’s got a million ideas to transform the humdrum into wow, bring new life to everyday objects, or create something that is both out of this world and daringly stylish.