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Make an Interchangeable Favourite Child T-Shirt

Settle the favourite child argument once and for all with this funny DIY gift idea for Mother's Day! 

Super quick and easy to make with VELCRO® Brand Stick On for Fabrics Tape, this DIY favourite child t-shirt has an interchangeable patch where mum can stick the name of her favourite child. 

It's perfect for mums whose favourite child changes on a daily basis and if her favourite isn't one of the kids, she can put the name of the dog! Read on to find out what to do. 

How to make a funny favourite child t-shirt for Mother's Day

What you need

DIY Mother's Day Gift Idea - Favourite Child T-Shirt

What to do

Lay a plain-coloured t-shirt on the table and place a piece of cardboard inside to stop fabric paint running through to the back of the t-shirt. 

Step 1 - DIY Mother's Day Gift Idea - Favourite Child T-Shirt

Take some fabric paint (ideally in a squeezy bottle that will be easy to write with) and write the words 'My favourite child today is' across the t-shirt and leave it to dry. 

Step 2 - DIY Mother's Day Gift Idea - Favourite Child T-Shirt

Next, cut out a couple of pieces of coloured felt. You'll need one for each child, plus one for any pets! 

Step 3 - DIY Mother's Day Gift Idea - Favourite Child T-Shirt

Take your fabric paint again, write the name of each child on a piece of felt and leave it to dry. 

Step 4 - DIY Mother's Day Gift Idea - Favourite Child T-Shirt

When your fabric paint is dry, cut a piece VELCRO® Brand Stick On for Fabrics Tape and stick the loop side (aka the soft side) onto your t-shirt. 

Step 5 - DIY Mother's Day Gift Idea - Favourite Child T-Shirt

Then stick a piece of the hook side (aka the scratchy side) on the back of each name tag. 

Step 6 - DIY Mother's Day Gift Idea - Favourite Child T-Shirt

Step 6 - DIY Mother's Day Gift Idea - Favourite Child T-Shirt

Then all that's left is to present this homemade Mother's Day gift to your mum and let her stick the name of her favourite child on the t-shirt! 

DIY Mother's Day Gift Idea - Favourite Child T-Shirt

DIY Mother's Day Gift Idea - Favourite Child T-Shirt

Let us know if you have a go at this Mother's Day craft idea by tagging us in a pic on Instagram - we're @VELCROBrandUK! And for more craft ideas, stay on our blog!

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