This project is how to make an appliqué shirt. Appliqué is when you
take pieces of different material and make a design onto another
piece of fabric either by stitching by hand, machine stitching or
You will need:
White or other plain colored t shirt
1/4 yard or less fabric
of your choice interfacing
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Cut out simple shapes such as a, heart, square, or circle out of
your material. Lay your shapes on your t-shirt however you want to
design it. Pin them in place on your shirt where you'd like it
sewn. Cut a piece of interfacing the same size as your design.
Iron on interfacing on the inside side of the shirt.
Turn right sides out and sew around all edges using a decorative
stitch. Or a simple zigzag works best for this project. Double
check before you start sewing that you are only sewing the front
of the shirt and the back is not underneath.
More appliqué designs
You can also use iron on patches and cut out designs from them. Iron
on to your shirt and then applique around the edges. Add buttons for