How to Make Feminist T-Shirts

Your t shirt might just be the best place to let people know about your thoughts. Freedom of thought and expression are two rare gifts our generation enjoys. It has come at the great expense of previous generations and so has to be  used with responsibility. If you are a feminist at heart, believe women are being wronged on the basis of their gender and you want to voice it, grab a t shirt and start being an activist in a creative way. You can of course buy t shirts with feminist messages on the internet and in the market, but making your own is much more fun because the design and text can be unique and personal. Follow our step by step guide to know three exciting ways to make your plain shirt a symbol of feminism.

Time required: 1 hour
Things you need: Cotton t shirt, paints, fabric markers


  • 1

    Write text:

    Choose any famous feminine text or your own thoughts and write them on your t shirt by the use of fabric paints. This will send out a message to the world about how you feel regarding feminism and women rights.

  • 2


    Choose a design that shows any dimension of feminism. This may include designs showing women strength or your anger at how they are treated. Use a fabric pen to sketch the design. Tuck a cardboard inside the shirt and paint the sketch. Dry in air or with a blow dryer and then iron.

  • 3

    Spray paint:

    On a plain shirt, place paper stencils and spray all around them. These stencils should express your feminine views and act as a medium to register your complain. It is your support to those poor manipulated women out there.

  • 4

    Let the woman inside you speak while making the shirt and you will be surprised at how brilliant the results are.

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