Skip to content
Would you like to visit your local site?

Australia

We noticed you’re located in New Zealand. There isn't a local site available. Would you like to visit the Australian site?

Australia

Would you like to visit your local site?

Belgium

Would you like to visit your local site?

Canada

Would you like to visit your local site?

China

Would you like to visit your local site?

Italy

Would you like to visit your local site?

Mexico

Would you like to visit your local site?

Netherlands

Would you like to visit your local site?

UK

Would you like to visit your local site?

France

Would you like to visit your local site?

Japan

Skip to Navigation
Search

Together in T-Shirts

Print
Together in T-Shirts

Designing t-shirts together at a family reunion or summer barbecue is not only fun, but also makes a great keepsake to commemorate the occasion! This craft brings everyone closer as creative talents are pooled together.

Supplies:

Steps:

1

1 Before your get-together, use the Crayola Cutter to make a stencil for everyone to trace in the center of the t-shirt. The stencil might be the family name, a picnic slogan, or other design. Having the same slogan or design on every t-shirt will give all of the t-shirts a uniform look so everyone will feel like part of a team! Cut several stencils for everyone to share.

2

2 Plan ahead to be sure everyone has a t-shirt. Craft stores are a great place to pick up t-shirts at reasonable prices. Gather sizes ahead of time to be sure you have enough t-shirts or ask everyone to bring a plain 100% cotton T-shirt.

3

3 At your event, cover tables with recycled newspaper or old plastic tablecloths. Put newspaper inside each t-shirt so the colors do not bleed through to the other side.

4

4 TIP: Placing a piece of sandpaper inside the t-shirt—over the newspaper—holds the fabric in place so you can draw more easily!

5

5 Use masking tape to secure t-shirts to the table top. TIP: The tighter you pull the fabric, the easier it is to draw on it.

6

6 Design the t-shirts. Use the stencils to trace the slogan in the center of your t-shirt.

7

7 Practice creating personal doodles using Crayola Fabric Markers on doodle paper. Everyone can create a theme doodle or a doodle representing him or herself. Making the doodle personal will make every t-shirt special.

8

8 Use Crayola Fabric Markers to add your doodle to each t-shirt. Draw it in the same place using the same colors on every t-shirt. Make sure you saturate the cloth as you draw. Note that Crayola® Fabric Markers stain clothing and surfaces, CLOSE ADULT SUPERVISION REQUIRED

9

9 Stain Advisement: Fabric markers are permanent on clothing and contain colorants that may stain household surfaces. Wear a smock to protect clothing and cover your work surface. Recap markers as soon as possible and store in a horizontal position. Do not

10

10 When you are finished, ask an adult to iron your design. Set iron on cotton setting and iron on the reverse side using a back and forth motion for 4 minutes. Or place garment in the dryer for 30 minutes on the hottest setting. This will fix the color to t

11

11 Invite everyone to put on their t-shirts for a photograph!

Back to top