Trompe L'oeil T-Shirts

Dress up children's (or fun-loving adults'!) T-shirts with cat's-eye glasses, a charm necklace, or a Peter Pan collar and placket. If ironing onto a colored shirt, print the clip art on heat-transfer paper specifically for dark fabrics.

Trompe L'oeil T-Shirts

Photography: Johnny Miller

Project continues below this project video

Source: Martha Stewart



  1. Download clip art, and print on transfer paper. (Use dark-T-shirt transfer paper if ironing onto a colored fabric.)

  2. Cut out design. If printing on colored fabric transfer, trim as close to outline as possible.

  3. Position design on fabric as desired.

  4. Following the manufacturer's instructions for the transfer paper, press design onto fabric.


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