Terrific T-shirt Fun 25 Tremendous T-shirt Designs and Creations to Try! by Petra Boase


Terrific T-shirt Fun 25 Tremendous T-shirt Designs and Creations to Try! by Petra Boase

This title features 25 tremendous T-shirt designs and creations to try! It includes eye-catching ideas for turning plain T-shirts into stunning originals. You can paint an underwater fantasy and a rattle-them-bones skeleton, or affix fabric pieces to make a game of noughts and crosses or even a pizza T-shirt! Simple instructions and over 250 fantastic photographs show you what to do every step of the way. It is ideal for 7- to 11-year-olds, with easy projects to start off with and more sophisticated ones for older kids. Decorating T-shirts with fabric paints, threads and material is both fun and easy to do. In no time at all you will be creating stylish T-shirts for yourself, your friends and your family. This amazing book shows you how to prepare T-shirts by ironing them and drawing templates, as well as how to use different types of paints and markers to achieve brilliant effects. It is also bursting with ideas. There are designs for sports fans, disco dancers and animal lovers. There are even T-shirts for fancy-dress parties. Most of the projects are simple to do. Others are more difficult and use special techniques - all clearly explained. Once you have decorated your first T-shirt, there will be no stopping you. You will be painting sweatshirts, adding glitter to leggings and even making fabrics for your bedroom. So get to it and get shirty!

About the Author

Petra Boase is a designer and stylist with numerous credits to her name. She is in great demand as a crafts contributor to many books and magazines, and as an illustrator for a leading gift-wrap company. Her work sells through the Conran Shop, Liberty and The Cross in London, Barney's in New York, and online.

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64 pages


Petra Boase
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Publication date

12th August 2013



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