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« on: January 03, 2008 07:59:22 PM »

I decided to put this here instead of the embroidery thread...If a Mod wants to move it I understand...

I made this shirt for my 11 month old brother. I was nervous as it was my first try embroidering on t-shirt. I found some cheap t-shirts at the dollars store and the best part was they were cool looking but completely plain. So I set out to embroider something fun. I'm not into traditional baby boy stuff(puppies, bears, ducks...whatever). I wanted to make him something cool so I opened my Sublime Stitching book and found some patterns that went together and
Ta-Da...a Cool(non-babyish) t-shirt is made.

Heres what the whole t-shirt looks like


Closer up to the front of the shirt


Detail pic of the Rocket(not super awsome quality i know i'm sorry)


And a pic of the back


I think it turned out great for being a first. There will be more to come as there is also a almost 3 yaer old in the house who has to have everything the baby has and a cousin who is the only girl baby i have to make things for. the only thing that went wrong was when i accidentally burn the t-shirt while putting the pattern on  Embarrassed  iron was too hot oops! lesson learned though lol.
Action shot to follow tomorrow as I didnt get home from work(where i finished this tonight) until 10 and aparently i'm not allowed to wake up to make him pose for pictures... Grin
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« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2008 08:32:01 PM »

Cute!  My dd is into planets and outer space too  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2008 08:42:58 PM »

wow you turned it into a kids day dream!!!! Awwsome shirt. ***Rose****
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« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2008 09:31:31 PM »

Aww that looks great! So creative and colorful!

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« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2008 09:20:18 AM »

Excellent! Love the space theme. Great job with the embroidery!

Oh, and thanks for the lead on the plain tshirts -- most places only carry printed/embellished tees. I want to do my own embellishment, thank you very much!  Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2008 10:21:35 AM »

awesome job!
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« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2008 04:41:17 PM »

that rocket is to DIE for.
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« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2008 10:46:56 PM »

Beautiful embroidery. 

Wow.  I really want to get into embroidery.  I've only done a little bit. 

But I just ordered a copy of Doodle Stitching.  Hopefully it will get me going. 

Once again... this looks GREAT!

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