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Roy Orbison Tee

Added Apr 21, 2009

by nutmeg1

Queens, New York...




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T-shirt for the boyfriend. I made a stencil from a vector image and sponge painted it on with fabric paint. The t-shirt itself was bought, not made.

Material Notes

cotton t-shirt, black fabric paint, sponge brush, homemade stencil





the website that was selling these t-shirts for way too much money…

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    May 13, 2010, 03.27 AMby eau-sewgreen

    very cool. My dad would love this! … and I would too. haha

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    Apr 29, 2009, 08.28 AMby nutmeg1

    I printed the image on computer paper (made it as large as I could to fit the page) then glued it to a piece of poster board. Once the glue had dried I cut out the image with an exacto knife. For the pieces of his face that are just “floating” in the middle and I had to leave them attached to the outside edge of the stencil with a little “bridge”, sponge paint everywhere, then pull of the stencil and sponge paint the area that wasn’t painted due to the bridge. Hope that makes sense!

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    Apr 21, 2009, 12.02 PMby elleisthebusiness

    I would love to know …how did you make the stencil? It looks perfect.

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