After searching for patriotic shirts for the girls, and coming up empty handed, I decided to make some on the cheap!
I picked up two navy blue tanks at Walmart for $3.47 each.
Then I went to the craft department and picked up a package of iron-on canvas patches for $1.17.
Next, I typed out the letters USA in my Microsoft Word program.
I used the Cooper Black font in size 150, but you could use whatever looks cute, and adjust the size to fit the shirt.
After cutting out the paper letters, I pinned them on the patch, and cut each one out.
I had my daughter try the shirt on and I placed the letters in a spot that looked nice. Then I had her take it off, and I centered the letters with a ruler. Afterward, I just ironed them on. No sewing necessary!
That's it. Easy stuff! I made a 4 layer flower out of some old flag material I had, and secured it with a button. Then I just pinned it on with a safety pin so it's removable for washing. Besides, I may just have the girls wear the flowers in their hair. That's the beauty of the whole thing... it's changeable so we have options.
This shirt was made for around $4.00 and will be perfect for parade watching, popsicle eating, and fireworks viewing!