God’s Eye Design

By  Cheryl Ball  for  Duncan Enterprises

size: 16"

  • God's Eye Design


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


  • Aleene’s Fast Grab Tacky Glue
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Plastic trash bag (to cover work surface)
  • 1. Cover work surface with plastic bag. Dampen shirts in cold water; spin dry. Position shirts on work surface. Crumple and scrunch shirts.
  • 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.
  • 3. Wash shirts separately in washing machine. Dry and smooth shirts flat on work surface.
  • 4. Use scissors to cut hems from shirts. Cut across each shirt under sleeves.
  • 5. Measure and cut 1/2"-wide continuous strip in each shirt, forming long strips of Yellow, Orange, Fuchsia, and Turquoise fabric.
  • 6. Position dowels into "+" shape. Use Yellow strip to tie dowels together at center of "+" shape. Knot ends.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.