Make Your Own T Shirt - Todd Oldham's craft ideas for homemade gifts


Stamp sharp geometric shapes like Alexander Girard, or create your very own! Custom fabric and T-shirt designs are simple to make, just use makeup sponges and textile paint.

  • Aluminum foil
  • Cardboard
  • 100% Cotton T-shirt
  • Fabric paints
  • Makeup sponges
  • Paper plates
  • White glue

  • To make the stamp, cut a rectangle of cardboard and glue the makeup sponge down in the middle.

  • You can cut the sponges into any shape you like. This stamp looks like a bow tie.

  • Pour a little of your fabric paint onto a paper plate. Use scrap cardboard to smear an even layer of paint all the way to the edge of the plate.

  • Place your stamp into the paint and press down lightly to make sure your sponge is covered evenly.

  • Place foil inside the shirt to avoid the paint soaking through and start stamping! Let dry, following the paint’s setting instructions.

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