I had bought this really nice quality sweat shirt on clearance at Target for $2 last year. It was only a couple of days before we were going to open our Christmas presents and I still didn't know quite what to give my little Ty Guy. I went on Etsy and found these cute shirts with "boy quotes". I was prepared to buy one (being an Etsy shop owner myself, I know what I thrill it is to get a sale!) but I didn't have the time to order one and have it shipped on time so I decided to make my own. I used my Silhouette to cut out the letters, and then mixed some white acrylic paint with a squirt of Martha Stewart's fabric medium. I put cardboard inside the shirt because it will leak through to the other side if you don't. I learned that the hard way once. I did two coats of paint to make it bright white. Then I used a black sharpie to fill in the letters that had dots.
So now I hear you asking, does it hold up in the wash?
I waited until after at least three laundries before I took the pictures of Ty wearing his shirt, and I'm happy and relieved to report it still looks as good as the day I painted it! Woo hoo! :)