Patriotic T-Shirt DIY

DIY: Patriotic USA Tee Shirt


  • tee or tank
  • foam brush
  • tape
  • pencil
  • exacto knife
  • freezer paper
  • fabric paint (in color of your choosing)
  • iron
  • cutting mat
  • cardboard
  • image or outline of US map

Patriotic T-Shirt DIY - Materials


Step 1: Trace the outline of the US map onto a piece of freezer paper. Use some tape to hold the freezer paper down as you trace.

Patriotic T-Shirt DIY - Step 1

Step 2: Place the traced drawing on the cutting mat, and cut out the map using the exacto knife. Do this carefully; it can be tricky.

Step 3: Place the cut out map on the shirt and iron it on. Make sure the freezer paper adheres really well to avoid leaks.

Patriotic T-Shirt DIY - Step 2

Step 4: Now it’s time to paint! Do one or two coats depending on what color you choose.

Patriotic T-Shirt DIY - Step 3

Step 5: Once you have finished painting, remove the freezer paper let it dry and wear!

Patriotic T-Shirt DIY - Step 5

Want more 4th of July crafts?

Find more crafts from Kersey Campbell at ARDOR.

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