Totally You T-Shirt

Totally You T-Shirt craft

Customize all your plain T-shirts with Fabric® Crayons. You'll be totally cool!

  • 1.

    Crayola Fabric Crayon color transfers best on fabric that is 100% polyester or has a high polyester content. Decide what you'd like to write or draw on your T-shirt. There are two ways to use fabric crayons.

  • 2.

    With some fabrics, you can draw directly on your shirt. Press hard to get bright colors. Brush off any crayon flecks. Lay the shirt on a safe, flat ironing surface. Make a bed of recycled newspaper. Add a layer of white paper. Lay your shirt flat. Cover the design with white paper. Go to step 4.

  • 3.

    With most T-shirts, the crayons will probably work best if you draw your design on white paper first. Remember, the image will transfer to the fabric in reverse. Color your art. Press hard so the colors will be bright when they are transferred to your T-shirt. Brush away any flecks of crayon. Choose a safe, flat location to iron. Make a bed of recycled newspaper. Cover the recycled newspaper with white paper. Place the shirt on the plain paper, face up. Lay your colored design <em>face down </em>on the fabric. Cover with more white paper.

  • 4.

    Ask an adult to set an iron on cotton, with no steam, and preheat it. Place the iron in one spot of your design, press down, then lift and move the iron to another spot. Repeat until the entire design has been transferred or heat set. Gently lift paper. C

  • 5.

    Items decorated with fabric crayons can be machine washed using warm water and gentle cycle. Do not place in dryer.