How to Get Sharpies to Stay on Shirts

Getting Sharpies to stay on shirts will require you to use the right type of design. Get Sharpies to stay on shirts with help from an experienced crafts professional in this free video clip.

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Hi, I'm Paula Pierce, and this is how to get Sharpies to stay on a T-shirt. So you want to design a cool T-shirt with sharpies, and you're not sure how to get the Sharpies to stay on your T-shirt, or, maybe you got your favorite band to sign the T-shirt, and you want to keep it forever. First, create your Sharpie design. It helps to make sure you're getting a lot of ink on your shirt in the first place. Then simply iron-on with a hot iron to heat set the ink. Do not use steam. Always wash your shirt on cold water and hang or lay flat to dry.


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