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Topic: I jumped on the cherry blossom bandwagon (in a slightly easier lazier way)  (Read 4164 times)
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« on: April 10, 2007 05:29:12 PM »

I was inspired by this post - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=160286.0 but wasn't really into the birds (even tho birds are awesome).

So I took a plain grey hoodie made of t shirt fabric (not the normal sweatshirt kind) that I got on clearance somewhere for around 5 bucks. Sorry, no before pic.

I added some branches with a stencil and some fabric paint (which I will never use again as it is already chipping off  Angry lame). Not really loving the placement, but the next one I'm doing is much cooler. I'll post it once I finish.

Then I wanted cherry blossoms, but didn't really want to paint them on (as my painting skills are uber lame) and I didn't want to spend hours cutting out tiny pieces of pink fabric that I didn't even have and would have to go and pick out anyways.

Easy solution? Buy 2 stems of pink baby's breath at Michael's for a buck apiece, take them all apart and just sew the little fabric blossoms to the hoodie.

On to the pictures!

the whole thing (hanging on my wall with black thumbtacks on the sleeves)
detail of the front

sleeve detail

Sometimes I think this is really frickin cute, other times I think it's dorky. Either way I'll wear it a bunch. Whaddya think?
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« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2007 05:36:45 PM »

I'll vote for frickin cute.

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« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2007 06:09:36 PM »

Cute : )   I really like the branches on the sleeves

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« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2007 06:15:46 PM »

Very clever, and it looks awesome!  Smiley

« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2007 06:45:54 PM »

I think it's awesome. I love how it has a 3-D effect with the flowers. Great job!
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« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2007 05:44:18 AM »

That was a great idea, very cute.  I am wondering how it will wash?

« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2007 07:39:15 PM »

very cute! i may have to steal your idea

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« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2007 07:46:09 AM »

adorable! great idea w/ the flowers! applique-ing(?) can be fun, but it takes FOREVER.... Smiley

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« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2007 06:31:03 PM »

omg. that is sooooo adorable! omg yey cherry blossoms *squee*
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« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2007 01:27:57 AM »

uber cute!

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