Flag Inspired Painted Pocket
With summer on the way, why not make something to wear to those holiday barbeques!
I made an apron out of a thrifted men's dress shirt and decided to decorate it for July 4th.
Here's how I did it.
I started by blocking off my pocket with painter's tape so the paint didn't run. Then I tucked a piece of cardboard into the pocket so the paint didn't bleed through to the back of the shirt.
Next, I mixed a bit of fabric medium to my acrylic craft paint. I used the colors red, white and blue.
Then I took a brush and painted on the pocket. My design was more flag inspired than true to form. You can use your colors to create the design you like.
I put a blue stripe at the top and then painted the majority of my shape red.
When the red and blue base was dry, I used a star stamp to add three white stars across the line where the two other colors met.
When I was done, I had a fun and festive apron.
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- Acrylic Paint (Craft Store)
- Fabric Medium (Craft Store)
- Painter's Tape (Craft Store)
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