God’s Eye Design

Materials

  • White cotton t-shirts, four
  • Tulip 1-step Fashion Dyes: Yellow, Orange, Fuchsia, Turquoise
  • Wooden dowels, two 16” lengths

Tools

  • Aleene’s Fast Grab Tacky Glue
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Plastic trash bag (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cover work surface with plastic bag. Dampen shirts in cold water; spin dry. Position shirts on work surface. Crumple and scrunch shirts.

STEP 2

  • Wearing gloves, follow manufacturer’s instructions to mix dyes in plastic bottles. Squeeze dye on shirt. Repeat for all colors so four shirts are dyed. Let set 4-6 hours.

STEP 3

  • Wash shirts separately in washing machine. Dry and smooth shirts flat on work surface.

STEP 4

  • Use scissors to cut hems from shirts. Cut across each shirt under sleeves.

STEP 5

  • Measure and cut 1/2”-wide continuous strip in each shirt, forming long strips of Yellow, Orange, Fuchsia, and Turquoise fabric.

STEP 6

  • Position dowels into “+” shape. Use Yellow strip to tie dowels together at center of “+” shape. Knot ends.

STEP 7

  • Using photo as guide or creating your own design, wrap t-shirt strips around dowels, going over and under dowels, positioning fabric close together. Spot glue ends. Repeat process for all t-shirt strips.

STEP 8

  • For bows, measure and cut four Yellow and four Fuchsia 6”-long lengths of t-shirt fabric. Tie strips into bows on dowel ends.

STEP 9

  • For hanger, spot glue Turquoise t-shirt hem around top dowel; knot ends together.

Note

  • 1. Adults, help kids when using dyes, washing machine & dryer.
by Cheryl Ball for Duncan Enterprises
God's Eye Design
God's Eye Design