Ginger Snap Crafts: DIY Football T-Shirt {tutorial}

DIY Football T-Shirt {tutorial}

Hello! It’s Friday! Friday at our house is all about football! Wahoo! I love football season. It’s so much fun. Today I am excited to partnering with some of my favorite bloggers to bring you a fun football Friday! You’ll see links to their football inspired crafts & recipes at the end of this post. :) For my project I decided to make this easy DIY Football T-Shirt for my little man. He loves wearing it to the high school football games. So keep reading to see how I made it. :)
For this project you’ll need:
a white t-shirt
one fat quarter of brown fabric
white heat transfer vinyl
Silhouette Portrait
sewable fabric interfacing
this image from the Silhouette online store
sewing needle & brown thread

First you will open up the football image in your Silhouette software. Ungroup the objects so you have the ball & lines in two separate images. Then I cut the the “lines” out with white heat transfer vinyl. The other part I cut out using brown fabric. Yes, your Silhouette can cut fabric! :) For a more detailed heat transfer tutorial go {HERE} & for a tutorial on how to cut fabric with the sewable fabric interfacing go {HERE}.

After I was finished cutting everything out I ironed on the white heat transfer to the brown football fabric. Then I put the football on the shirt on my t-shirt. Ironed (with a pillowcases on top!) it in place. Then I just hand stitched around the edge with brown thread. That’s it! Easy peasy! Now we are ready for the BIG game! ;) 
football t-shirt with Silhouette
DIY Football T-shirt at #football #craft #tutorial 

Do you need some more football ideas for your game watching and tailgating this weekend? I’ve teamed up with a group of creative bloggers to share some fun football game day ideas with all of YOU. So, check out the DIY team spirit wear, football party decor, and great game-watching recipes below! Enjoy! :)

Football Friday Week 2 Collage

Don’t forget the Silhouette Fall Fabric Bundle promotion is still going strong. If you have been waiting to buy a Silhouette now *might* be the time to take the plunge. ;) Let me know if you have any questions.

Silhouette Fall Fabric Bundle at #SilhouettePortrait #fabricbundle #ad
Do you love football season?
What are some of your family’s favorite football traditions?
I’d love to hear! Leave a comment below. :)

DIY Football T-shirt at #SilhouettePortrait #tutorial #football

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This project & post were created for Ginger Snap Crafts by Ginger Bowie.


  1. Your son is adorable! Yes we are a football family and I love the shirt you designed! Thank you for the tutorial and "Go Team!"

  2. Love your son's expression in the first photo. Love this shirt just in time for football season.


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