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xx   T SHIRT

Handy wreath T-shirt for kids to make. Hands are used as the stamps to create a green wreath motif on the front of a T-shirt.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1999 (v.77#12) pg. 278

How to paint a black T-shirt using a splatter technique.
CERAMICS Jan 1990 (v.25#4) pg. 46

Dreamland express bedroom ensemble for a child. (1) Twin bed headboard is plywood covered with batting and ticking fabric. An engine, caboose and heart-shaped cars that spell the child's name are painted on the ticking. Bandana scarves accent the upper corners. (2) Curtains are sewn from ticking. Red bandana squares are used for tiebacks, which are held in place with railroad crossing signs made from tongue depressors. (3) Heart-shaped switch plate is padded and covered with bandana fabric. (4) Pillowcase is painted with a Little Red Caboose and edged with bandana fabric. Top sheet is bordered with a painted train track and I Think I Can motifs. (5) Engine motif is painted on a T-shirt to serve as a night shirt.
CRAFTS Feb 1991 (v.14#2) pg. 48, 53

Nobunny's Perfect motif to paint on a T-shirt. Bunny, perched backward on a carousel horse, is holding onto the horse's tail.
CRAFTS Apr 1991 (v.14#4) pg. 42, 47

Paint and pearls design for the yoke and cuffs of a purchased cotton T-shirt.
CRAFTS Sep 1991 (v.14#9) pg. 24, 59

Floral spray motif to paint on a T-shirt and visor of a cap.
CRAFTS May 1992 (v.15#5) pg. 62

Lizard and snakes motif to paint on a T-shirt using paints that change color with the temperature.
CRAFTS Jul 1992 (v.15#7) pg. 56, 41

Purchased T-shirt is decorated with inserts of Battenberg lace on the yoke and sleeves.
CRAFTS Jun 1993 (v.16#6) pg. 68

Painted T-shirts for little girls. (1) Ribbons and roses motif. (2) Posies with raindrops motif. (3) Rainbow shirt
CRAFTS Jul 1993 (v.16#7) pg. 28, 39

Fabric yo yos with a button center form colorful fabric "flowers". Use them to decorate a T-shirt, headband, and pin.
CRAFTS Apr 1994 (v.17#4) pg. 20, 43

Decorate a woman's V-neck T top (or T-shirt) with a seahorse pattern formed from iron-on studs.
CRAFTS Jul 1994 (v.17#7) pg. 20

Sponge paint fall leaf designs on a T-shirt.
CRAFTS Sep 1994 (v.17#9) pg. 22

T-shirt is painted with "ABC123" motifs and accented with apple-shaped buttons.
CRAFTS Sep 1994 (v.17#9) pg. 60, 51

Orange and black T-shirt is trimmed with Jack-o'-Lantern face, leaves and ribbons.
CRAFTS Oct 1994 (v.17#10) pg. 18, 51

St.Patrick's Day wearables. (1) White T-shirt decorated with fused shamrocks and green paint. (2) Ribbon barrette.
CRAFTS Mar 1995 (v.18#3) pg. 68, 51

No-sew technique to applique watermelon and leaf motifs on a T-shirt.
CRAFTS Jul 1995 (v.18#7) pg. 28

Star-spangled T-shirts are decorated with red, white and blue stars using fuse-on fabrics and paint.
CRAFTS Jul 1995 (v.18#7) pg. 52, 39

T-shirt and canvas tote bag are sponge painted with silhouettes of children and the motto "Teachers have class".
CRAFTS Sep 1995 (v.18#9) pg. 50, 51

Flower pot pocket tee. Fabric painting and simple embelishments transform a plain T-shirt into country garden attire. Flower pot applique bears the motto "I'd Rather Be In My Garden." Buttons of different colors and sizes serve as "flowers" on a sponged green background above the pot. A bunny is painted peeking out from behind the pot. Short sleeves are cuffed in a garden-print fabric and running-stitch embroidery accents the neckline.
CRAFTS Jan 1996 (v.19#1) pg. 40, 41

T-shirts with heart. Two heart motifs to decorate purchased T-shirts. (1) Folk Heart motif is painted, penstitched and accented with buttons. (2) Heart applique shirt has five hearts cut from floral fabrics that are fused across the bodice and then edged with fern stitch.
CRAFTS Feb 1996 (v.19#2) pg. 38, 43

"Peek-a-boo" bunny motif is sponge-painted on a fabric square fused to the front of a purchased T-shirt. Flower and leaf motifs are painted outside the corners of the square.
CRAFTS Apr 1996 (v.19#4) pg. 18, 47

T-shirt painting for kids. Purchased T-shirt is glazed with translucent blue and then block-printed with seashell motifs.
CRAFTS Jul 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 30

Watermelon summerwear. (1) Painted T-shirt features large and small heart-shaped watermelon motifs and a spattering of glitter paint. (2) Watermelon heart-shaped earrings, cut from watercolor paper, are painted in a melon motif.
CRAFTS Jul 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 52, 39

"Heart of America" T-shirt motif to paint. Heart and star shapes are painted with fabric paints and sprinkled with salt to create a watercolor effect. The finished pieces are fused to a T-shirt and outlined with 3-dimensional paint.
CRAFTS Jul 1996 (v.19#7) pg. 58, 39

B-r-r-eeze to make snowmen. (1) Frankie Felt Snowman figure is embellished with blanket stitches, buttons and attired in a vest, neck scarf and earmuffs. (2) "Let It Snow" motif to paint on a T-shirt. (3) "So-O-O Big" snowman footstool is painted with the motif of a fat snowman and snowflakes against a background of blue.
CRAFTS Nov 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 26, 61

Angel motif to paint on a T-shirt.
CRAFTS Dec 1996 (v.19#12) pg. 54, 39

Little girl's T-shirt is painted with a bouquet of Valentine balloons with happy faces.
CRAFTS Feb 1999 (v.22#1) pg. 64, Insert

Birthday T-shirt for a small child is decorated with a two-layer cake and candles.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Jul-Aug 1990 (v.21#4) pg. 50

How to decorate T-shirts. Patterns and instructions included for four methods: Crayon transfer, embroidery, iron-on fabric and batik.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1975 (v.5#9) pg. 20

An assortment of Valentine gift ideas. (1) Padded clothes hanger with heart sachets. (2) Hand-painted boxes with individual sachets. (3) Two styles of T-shirts with "love" messages.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1978 (v.9#1) pg. 23

How to personalize T-shirts with fabric markers.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1978 (v.9#10) pg. 63

How to decorate T-shirts with iron-on designs drawn with fabric crayons.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1980 (v.11#5) pg. 36

Fourth-of-July-Celebration motifs (firecracker, watermelon, stars-and-bars top hat, anchor, stars) to paint on T-shirts, canvas shoes and a sun hat.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1991 (v.18#4) pg. 38, 41

T-shirt and matching canvas shoes are painted with an anchor-and-waves nautical motif.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1991 (v.18#4) pg. 50, 41

Two Yule motifs for decorating T-shirts. (1) Large Christmas tree is created by stamping the fabric with paint-covered triangles. (2) Rows of small Yule trees march both down and across the front of a shirt.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1991 (v.18#6) pg. 74

Brilliant blooms. Stylized flower motifs are painted on a T-shirt using acrylic paints. Dimensional paints are used for outlines and accents.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1992 (v.19#3) pg. 50, 41

Quick-and-easy kite motif to paint on a T-shirt.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1992 (v.19#4) pg. 33

Wearing the Christmas spirit. Colorful design to paint on a T-shirt features Santa making his Christmas Eve visit under a moonlit sky.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1992 (v.19#6) pg. 37, 45

T-shirt for a chemistry student is stenciled with colorful test tubes and beakers.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1993 (v.20#4) pg. 60, 33

Large spray of irises to paint on a T-shirt or sweatshirt. Full-sized pattern included.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1995 (v.22#1) pg. 41, 33

Woman's T-shirt is stamped with seashell motifs using a carved potato as a stamp.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1995 (v.22#4) pg. 56, 33

Designer T-shirts. How to applique fabric collages onto T-shirt tops. Four patterns designed by Koos van den Akker are furnished.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 24 1980 (v.93#9) pg. 60, 78

A dozen ways to trim a T-shirt.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING May 1980 (v.190#5) pg. 92

Sunprints. How to make herb prints on T-shirts or other cotton fabric using blueprinting (cyanotype) techniques.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1993 (v.5#5) pg. 66
Correction HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1993 (v.5#6) pg. 8

How to turn children's art work into wall hangings, a pillow, and T-shirt designs using textile paints.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.23#2) pg. 66, 122

Tips on "New Wave" appliques for purchased tops.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1988 (v.33#5) pg. 51, 72

Four ideas for trimming ready-made T-shirts with appliques, lace, ribbon, etc.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1981 (v.1#4) pg. 18

Tips on designing a child's "This many - birthdays" T-shirt or sweatshirt.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1984 (v.4#5) pg. 51

Salvage a T-shirt with an unwanted advertising slogan or logo by covering it with decorative patchwork.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1983 (v.6#5) pg. 14, 46

Tips on transfering a photo image to a T-shirt.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1999 (v.63#10) pg. 89

Wear your photography. How to make iron-on photos using transfer paper and an inkjet printer.
SHUTTERBUG #354 Mar 2000 (v.29#5) pg. 50

How to print the fronts of T-shirts with leaf patterns using real leaves and textile paints.
SUNSET Nov 1979 (v.163#5) pg. 147

Hand-stenciled T-shirts for Valentines day. A large heart with the persons name.
SUNSET Feb 1982 (v.168#2) pg. 125

Decorating T-shirts with tessellations (identical geometric shapes that interlock in mosaic-like patterns).
SUNSET Jan 1993 (v.190#1) pg. 104

"Slowpoke" motif to be painted with acrylics on a T-shirt features a turtle and the phrase "I'm so far behind I think I'm first!". Beginner painting level.
TOLE WORLD #105 Jul-Aug 1990 (v.14#4) pg. 46

"Dino Ballplayer" motif to be painted with acrylics on a T-shirt features a dinosaur in a baseball cap. Beginner painting level.
TOLE WORLD #105 Jul-Aug 1990 (v.14#4) pg. 50

"Sophisticated Lady" motif to paint with fabric dyes on the front of a T-shirt. Uses glitter highlights in the hair, hatband and for the jewelry. Beginning painting level.
TOLE WORLD #106 Sep-Oct 1990 (v.14#5) pg. 62

Somethin' Fishy motif to paint on T-shirt or bathing suit coverup. Three whimsical fish are painted in hot colors against a square of electric blue.
TOLE WORLD #123 Jul-Aug 1993 (v.17#4) pg. 24, Insert

Another bloomin' shirt. Large, bold floral print for an oversized T-shirt is applied using fabric markers.
TOLE WORLD #123 Jul-Aug 1993 (v.17#4) pg. 30

"Pearl Blossoms" motif to paint on a T-shirt features a central bow and sprays of flowers and hearts. Sparkles are added to the hearts and flowers and pearls are sewn in the center of the flowers.
TOLE WORLD #126 Jan-Feb 1994 (v.18#1) pg. 28, Insert

Large watermelon and grape motifs are used to decorate a T-shirt and pants set. The patterns are outlined in black gutta, colored with fabric dye and topped with accents of glitter.
TOLE WORLD #129 Jul-Aug 1994 (v.18#4) pg. 63, Insert

"Big Mouth" applique for the front of a T-shirt.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1978 (v.42#2) pg. 113, 184

How to crochet a mesh top to attach to a purchased cotton T-shirt.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 17 1979 (v.42#12) pg. 97, 124

What can you do with a basic T-shirt? Six ideas on how to create the newest T-shirt looks.
WOMAN'S DAY Mar 6 1984 (v.47#7) pg. 26, 170

Something's Fishy motif to paint on a T-shirt.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1991 (v.56#3) pg. 46

Cross-stitch designs for grandmother's T-shirt. Charts included for LOVES, NANA's, GRANDMA'S, GRANNY'S and a heart motif with smaller letters to be used for grandchildren's names.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1993 (v.58#3) pg. 62

Painting Olympic and USA designs on T-shirts.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1996 (v.61#3) pg. 26