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Zaemunda
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« on: April 10, 2007 06:01:10 PM »

Like everyone else here, I love mezzi's tute on making t shirt hoodies.

If you don't know what I'm talking about, please go here - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=100217.0

Seriously, it's awesome.

Here's a few that I made:

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Made from a too-small dexter t shirt that I got for free (it was a small, I'm more of  medium or large). I added red side panels, long red sleeves and a red hood all cut out of plain red t shirts and scraps from other projects. I then made one for my BF as well which is almost identical to this one except it's bigger and has a kangaroo pocket. No pics of that one tho.

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Made from a too-big thrifted t shirt with a pic of thailand's floating market. I thought it was cool (it was also brand new and 99 cents - can't pass that up) and I had a surplus of these spring green t shirts (I love it when Michael's has the 5 for $10 deal).

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This one I made for my BF. It was a size L Bruce lee t shirt that I got somewhere on sale over a year ago. He prefers an XL or bigger so I added side panels, sleeves and a hood from plain black t shirts the same way I did with the dexter hoodie. It's pretty awesome.

IMPORTANT HELPFUL TIP: I cut the sleeves, side panels and hoods out of plain t shirts so that the open edge (the edge you would normally hafta hem) is lined up with the already hemmed part of the t shirt. Maybe I'm just lazy, maybe I'm a genious.

I've made many many more from thrifted tees, just have to get pics of them. Maybe next I'll do some with zippers or slap some zippers in these.

Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2007 07:43:48 AM »

cool hoodies . I like them
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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2007 08:30:42 AM »

You really got it down  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2007 09:12:04 AM »

these are cutE!
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« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2007 01:39:34 PM »

Great work on these. I love the green/white one.
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