Wednesday

Printed Tank DIY

  This concept is nothing new by any means, but has more of a fashionable twist on it than those cheesy t-shirts you use to create back in middle school. Below are two files I've created that you can download for free to create the same tanks I made.


   Supplies: t-shirt, iron on paper, fabric dye (optional).
Pantry Supplies: Scissors, iron.

Begin by cutting the t-shirt into a tank top. I did two versions; one, cutting the front straight across, and the other, leaving two flaps in the front to tie into a knot. Optional; dye the tank top. Next, print your design onto the iron on paper. Follow the instructions of the iron on paper and apply it to the tank top.

Enjoy!


45 comments:

  1. what a neat idea! and i love those polaroids :)

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  2. Love, looove it! sadly my printer is broken:(

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  3. I absolutely love this idea! They both look so professional! I can't wait to get some iron on paper so I can make one myself!

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  4. love this! the field one is my favorite! i have to try this!

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  5. they are adorable!

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  6. I LOVE this! I did a similar project using a galaxy photo, and I cut them into triangles ironed them onto a tan top! I absolutely love projects like this! Lovely!
    http://jennybodell.blogspot.com/2012/04/space-shirt-diy.html

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  7. This is so much fun!! I want to try it...

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  8. That is SUCH a cool idea. I really need to do this soon. Yours just got too cute.

    xoxo,
    Laura
    http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/

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  9. Wow, that's so cool!

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  10. Wow, these turned out really well! You chose pretty images. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  11. That's so amazing! I really really love the second top. It is wonderful!

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  12. This is awesome. thanks for sharing!

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    xo

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  13. Oh I remember doing this in jr. high! I haven't thought about doing this in so long, such a good idea!

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  14. What great diys! Kate's totally right, we've all done this before but had completely forgotten it, so thanks for the reminder! Particularly love the field tank with it's earthy tones, just right!

    Love your blog, super stylish. Keep up the good work!

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  15. i just found your blog & i love, love it. thanks for the sweet idea!

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  16. love this! the polaroids are a nice twist!

    Sophia
    http://justtheeverydays.blogspot.com/

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  17. That is SUCH a cool idea. I really need to do this soon. Yours just got too cute. apa essay format

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  18. This is sooo cute! Thanks for sharing! Have a great day!
    Rebecca
    Heronscrafts.blogspot.com

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  19. This so cool, great DIY!Following you now
    I love DIYs, I am myself crazy about doing many things myself, if you want you can check my blog, recently started, really enjoy doing it, lots of fun ;o)
    Have a great day!
    Olga

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  20. That's interesting. I actually never knew how to do that... thanks! xo Inna
    http://www.bakingincouture.typepad.com

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  21. This is such a great idea Kinsey! I have so many old tshirts I'd love to spruce up. Definitely going to do this. xo

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  22. Gorgeous! Love the field tank paired with the orange sweater. Definitely need to try this one out!

    -Megan
    earthcolored.blogspot.com

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  23. Lovely! I'm a long time follower but first time posting :)
    How did you get the tone variations in the dyed top? Is it tie-dye, did you spray it onto the fabric rather than dipping it...?

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    1. Thank you so much for your support! :)

      I wadded it into a ball and dipped it into a bucket of dye, creating the tie-dye effect!

      Kinsey

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    2. awesome! doing this for sure! thanks for the reply :D

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  24. So neat! Makes the tank look vintage. I love.

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  25. how amazing is this!?
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  26. Ok... this is my fav. diy EVER!!!!!!!!! LOVE THE PHOTOS YOU USED!!!!!!!!!!

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  27. I'll have to try this! thanks for sharing.

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  28. wow so cool you diy I love your blog really really love it, so I follow yo now
    I'll be very grateful if you ould visit my blog and let there your opinion or follow me back xoxo

    Xoxo

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  29. I love this idea and such gorgeous tops.
    I wanted to make something like this for my Sisters 21st birthday but with a cushion, so fingers cross it will work!

    Hannah
    www.daintyandivory.blogspot.com

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  30. wow, Kinsey, these are stunning!
    WHat program did you use to make the polaroid frames?
    Thanks :)

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  31. Love this idea! Thinking about doing a shirt with the polaroids for a friend. Recently took photos at her wedding and would be a perfect late wedding gift. Do you happen to know what brand of iron on paper you used? I've tried some in the past that just peel after use.
    Thanks!

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  32. Where can I buy that Iron on Paper paper? haven't seen it before

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    1. I bought the paper at Hobby Lobby. I'm not sure what the exact brand was, but it was in the scrapbook section!

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  33. Hi there would also love to find out which brand of iron on paper you used? its hard to find a brand that produces good results.

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    1. I bought the paper at Hobby Lobby. I'm not sure what the exact brand was, but it was in the scrapbook section!

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  34. How did you dye this? what color dye did you you use? I love this1

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    1. Thank you! I used a basic dye that I purchased at Walmart in the laundry detergent section. I believe it was the "tan" bottle, but it was awhile ago so I'm not positive.

      Kinsey

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