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Violet Embellished T Shirt

Tired of those old boring clothes? Turn a plain t-shirt into a stylish one with a violet embellishment. This is a great wearable craft anyone can make.


  • SoSoft Fabric Acrylics
    • DSS3 - Cadmium Yellow
    • DSS12 - Lavender
    • DSS26 - Christmas Green
    • DSS47 - Hauser Light Green
    • DSS52 - Fuchsia
  • Americana Brushes
    • DBL1000-B - Liner #0
    • DBR2004-B - Round #4
    • DBF2575-B - Flat 3/4"


  • Sea sponge
  • Water containerPalette or foam plate
  • Paper towels
  • T-shirt cardboard form
  • Plastic spray bottle with water
  • Plain white t-shirt (pre-washed and dried without softeners)




  1. Place cardboard form inside T-shirt. Spritz front of shirt with water.
  2. Use Christmas Green and 3/4" brush to lightly spread greenery background.
  3. After wetting and wringing out sea sponge, dip lightly in Christmas Green and tap off excess paint on paper towels. Lightly tap around outer edges of greenery.
  4. Use #4 round brush to make petals by dipping in Deep Periwinkle Blue and pressing to form petal. (You may want to practice this on a paper towel a few times.) Repeat to form flowers randomly on shirt.
  5. Use #4 round brush and Christmas Green to paint stems and leaves randomly. Highlight using Hauser Light Green. Use liner brush to create Christmas Green tendrils.
  6. Repeat the instructions in Step 4 using Lavender on top of existing flowers.
  7. While shirt is still damp, use liner brush to apply Fuchsia dots near centers of flowers and randomly around background.
  8. Using end of paintbrush and Cadmium Yellow, dot in center of violets.
  9. Allow shirt to dry completely.





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