Rainy day activities for kids -Making homemade t-shirts
Kids love to exercise their imagination, and having fun on a rainy day, or during a party or sleepover and T shirts is a terrific way. If you use T Before you begin painting Tops, wash and dry them. This eliminates any chemicals from the packaging and manufacturing process and tightens the fibers. Do not use fabric softener. Aside from the shirts you would like to paint, you will also need:
- Cardboard, or wax Paper and a cutting board, small enough to fit within the T shirt and provide a level surface to paint , while stopping the paint from seeping through to the back of the top
- Fabric paint or Acrylic paints and textile medium, to make the paint stick to the T shirt and prevent it from cracking. Tube pen fabric paints are wonderful for freestyle drawing and writing.
- Stamps, either Bought at a craft supply store, or home made from carrots, potatoes or anything. You can also use tiny rollers, paintbrushes and stencils, or even fingers if you do not mind messy
Lay the T shirt on a flat surface. You might choose to protect the surface from paint with paper, plastic bags, or an old plastic shower curtain. Insert the cardboard Cutting board within the T shirt and Or wax paper, ensuring coverage underneath the area. Coat your first Postage or finger or roller, etc with paint, and apply to the top. To ensure a clear Image guarantee that the stamp is coated with paint, but not so densely that without rocking the postage, it blobs around the edges, and press it down on the top. Lift the stamp straight. Paintbrushes and Fabric paints may be used to add finer details, do touchups, and create 3D effects and outlines.
Using a spatula, a thin coating of wax is spread at the direction of the hair growth. The area should not be coated all at it ought to be broken up into section and complete one section at a time rather. The Plan is finished; leave the top was zegel until it dries lying flat. Drying times that are required will be noted on medium packages and the paint. To assist the layout for as long as possible wash the T shirt in cold water, with the T shirt so the layout is on the inside of the shirt turned inside out. Air dry, or when you use the dryer, use the no heat or smallest heat setting.