Fabric pen autographs

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  1. disneychic33

    disneychic33 Mouseketeer

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    Has anyone tried making t-shirts and using fabric pens for autographs? Does it work well? My kids just made their own t-shirts and want to get them signed I was hoping that someone has tried this before and can tell me if it works please.
     
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  3. momto3pirates

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    I did this on our last trip but with a pillow case. It just takes a little more prep work. I had the fabric folded up with a piece of cardboard about the size of an autograph book inside. Just had to be careful how I handed the characters the "book" so the fabric stayed tight. We used the fabric markers and the names came out nice and clear. I would move the cardboard around after each signature so I would be ready for the next stop.
     
  4. disneychic33

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    Thank you so much I am glad that it worked out. I was fretting a little that it wouldn't work or they wouldn't sign it.
     
  5. VanellopeVonSchweetz

    VanellopeVonSchweetz Earning My Ears

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    Great question and advice! I was thinking of doing the same. My main concern though, don't some characters use stamps? Would those turn up on the shirts? Mind you last time I was there was 1996 :hourglass but I remember Buzz and Woody using stamps! IF they still do now-a-days! :)
     
  6. DerangedChipmunk

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    Buzz still does use a stamp, but Woody and Jessie have their own signatures :)
     
  7. VanellopeVonSchweetz

    VanellopeVonSchweetz Earning My Ears

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    Good to know!! Thanks! :)
     
  8. glk2009

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    I'm thinking of doing this for our trip to DL next week!

    Any recommendations for a good fabric pen? I was considering the Sharpie brand fabric markers.

    TIA!
     
  9. momto3pirates

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    We used the Sharpie brand and they worked really well.
     
  10. MissNurse

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    I did the very same thing in Sept. with our two kiddos. They came out fine with Sharpie fabric markers, and Frozone had actually signed with a plain blue sharpie that he was holding. None of the signatures ran or faded. I found the whole idea to get cumbersome after a couple days, though. Moving the cardboard, reclipping the clips, making sure the kids got the color marker they wanted...Hopefully, I can talk mine into just doing pics next time...we'll see!
     
  11. rms123

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    We did a t-shirt at DL last month with fabric markers. DD loves it and it looks nice. It was kind of a pain though.
     
  12. joanzie72

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    I was thinking of taking an embroidery hoop to keep it tight. I haven't done this before so I am curious on drying time needed for signature before I fold up the t-shirt or pillow case.
     

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