How To: Make a custom T-shirt

Make a custom T-shirt

Highlight your individuality by customizing a tee-shirt—without much time, effort, or money. Here are some ideas to get you started. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to make a custom T-shirt.

You Will Need

* A T-shirt
* Fabric paint
* A paintbrush
* Tie-dye kit
* Scissors
* Elastic
* Ribbon or strips of leather
* Trimmings
* A brooch or an oversize safety pin
* Punk accessories
* Colored thread

Step 1. Paint them
Step 2. Tie-dye them
Step 3. Change the sleeves
Step 4. Alter the neckline
Step 5. Make a tube top
Step 6. Add laces
Step 7. Make jagged edges
Step 8. Dress it up
Step 9. Gather it up
Step 10. Get punked

Tip: For a more polished look, hem the new neckline. Use colored thread for contrast.

Fact: The first promotional T-shirt was made in 1939 for The Wizard of Oz.

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