I can’t get enough of the Red White Blue projects, and this is no exception – I am excited that this Bandana Flag T-Shirt is my debut project as part of the new Michael’s Makers Team.
And I’ve got a tutorial for you, to show you step-by-step how to work your way through this project – it’s so doable and fun, and I love the interest that using bandanas adds to the flag.
First up, gather your supplies (easy peasy using the online shopping mentioned above).
–Bandanas, red and blue
–Heat n Bond
–Scissors and Iron
Cut a square of the Heat N Bond and iron it (bumpy side down) onto the back of the bandana:
Then you can draw the shapes you need onto the paper backing – my fancy stars:
Using your template, cut out your shapes:
Then you can peel off the paper backing. The “glue” is shiny and should be left behind on the back of your fabric.
Repeat for all the stars and do the same thing for the stripes. Once it’s all cut out and peeled, position them on the shirt where you’d like them to go. Then iron them into place. The heat from the iron will permanently bond the fabric to the shirt.
I think this turned out really awesome, and so does my to-be kindergartener – he loves his new shirt!
I really love that it was a fast and simple project – perfect for summer!
And of course, all things Red White Blue are awesome, especially in the summer. This is a win-win.
If you love this project, I have a few more that I know you’ll love: