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Lookin' Sharp Summer Tank Top and Wristlet

SoSoft® Fabric Paint

Lookin' Sharp Summer Tank Top and Wristlet
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Lookin' Sharp Summer Tank Top and Wristlet

designed by Regina Davis

Stay cool and look sharp in this fashionable tank top and wristlet, made with SoSoft® Fabric Paint.

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SoSoft® Fabric Paint

  • Cadmium Orange Hue (DSS4)
  • Lamp Black (DSS24)
  • Yellow Green (DSS81)

Other supplies

  • cardboard
  • 1/2" brush
  • vinyl
  • canvas bag (wristlet)
  • cotton tank or cami top
  • hairdryer (optional)


  1. Position the tank top on a piece of cardboard. (The cardboard should be wide enough to fit firmly but not over-stretch the shirt.)
    Step 0 Example
  2. Create a vinyl stencil from a sheet of vinyl and the provided cactus pattern. Apply the vinyl stencil to the front of the tank top.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint the entire space using Lamp Black. Let dry. Use a hairdryer to speed up the process, if desired. Let dry.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Create a second stencil with the "Looking sharp" lettering. Once the first stencil has dried, line up this second stencil inside the existing stencil.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Paint the cactus and "sharp" using Yellow Green.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Paint the pot and "lookin'" using Cadmium Orange.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Remove the outer stencil and let the paint dry.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Remove the inside stencil and let dry for 48 hours.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Create a third stencil of dots and "v"s and apply it to the canvas wristlet.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Fill in randomly spaced "v" and dots using Lamp Black.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Fill in additional "v" and dots using Cadmium Orange.
    Step 10 Example
  12. Fill in the remaining "v" and dots using Yellow Green.
    Step 11 Example
  13. Remove the stencil and let dry completely.
    Step 12 Example
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