Second Chances by Susan: Girl's Camp Crafts use 100% cotton shirts. They drew designs onto their t-shirts with sharpie markers, then dripped rubbing alcohol on the designs and watched the ink spread out.
Second Chances by Susan: Girl's Camp Crafts 2013
The Lonely Doll
sharpie markers, then dripped rubbing alcohol on the designs and watched the ink spread out. I got the droppers from a pharmacy, and the best buy on markers was at Costco. As for the rubbing alcohol, we used 70% solution.
Cherry Blossom: DIY: Sharpie Tie Dye - White Shirt, Sharpie Markers, Rubbing Alcohol. Place hard surface under shirt to prevent bleeding. Use Sharpies to create circular dot patterns on shirt. Drop alcohol onto dots. Dry completely. The amount of alcohol used will determine how bold or washed out the pattern will be.
Sharpie + rubbing alcohol We did notice that the ink spread out better on the 100% cotton t-shirts, as opposed to a blended t-shirts. Also, some colors spread better than others so you might have some scraps for the girls to experiment with. Heat set the t-shirts with a hot iron or dryer before wearing and washing.