DIY Patriotic Shirt
Happy Memorial Day!
I hope you have been enjoying time with your family, celebrating those that have passed fighting for the freedom we enjoy.
On such occasions as this, I like to wear appropriate attire, so today, I am sharing an easy idea for a DIY patriotic shirt. And even though Memorial Day is just about over (although the real day is later this week), you can definitely use this idea for July 4th.
To make this shirt, I started with a plain blue tank that I got on clearance at my local craft store. Then I pulled out my trusty freezer paper. I cut squares, and then within the squares, I cut out stars with my exacto knife. (This post won’t have any pictures of the process, but if you need pictures for help, check out this tutorial.)
Then with my iron on the cotton setting, I ironed my star-squares to my shirt. Just be careful with placement of the stars if you are making this for a female (if you know what I mean). I tried to do a few half stars around the edges to add to the look. I only did the front of my shirt, but if you want to do the back too, you can by all means, just wait for the front to dry completely before doing so.
Then, I dabbed white fabric paint on the stars. I peeled off the paper while it was still wet, and once it was dry, I set it with my iron per the instructions on the bottle.
And voila! An easy, but cute, patriotic shirt. Pair it with some red shorts, and you are set! You can also try these with pants, too!
Thank you to all that served and that are serving now in the armed forces. We are truly grateful. Happy Memorial Day!