How to: Awesome T-shirt

June 23, 2011


Simple t-shirts for kids are easy to make.  With lots of inspiration from the web, it’s fairly easy to create a cool looking t-shirt without the expense.

What you will need:


How to: It is fairly easy to find plain coloured T-shirts these days: dollar stores and T-shirt outlets can be found in the boroughs of major cities. I brought afew of these size 3 t-shirt at T-shirt apparel outlet for $2/each. Get some Avery iron-on T-shirt transfer paper and print your design.

For my son’s shirt I added “arms” to the t-shirt. I narrowed and shorten the arms of my old T-shirt and attached it to the shoulder seam. I always forget to turn the t-shirt inside out when washing, but I think the roughed up transfer looks better with age.


Create your own T with lots of free images on the web and here are some ideas and inspiration to make an awesome  T-shirt for your little tot or you.

How lovely is this … from Stella McCartney kids

tshirt_6One of my favourite children’s line of clothing (from France) – Bobo Chosestshirt_5tshirt_4

From threadless, a company that makes t-shirts from designs submitted by you. Cool.tshirt_3What a great idea for a T-shirt transfer … use a photo from your vacation. Found this one of my blog reads here.  Madewell has a line of tee’s called “Where I Want to Be” featuring images of the mountains and the road.


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