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« on: January 21, 2009 09:07:36 PM »


Step 1: Choose some fabric & tulle fabric. You won't even need 1/2 a yard of each for this project.
Step 2: Using this http://www.hollybrookejones.com/fairywingspattern.pdf pattern (PDF file download), cut out one wing.
Step 3: pin wing to 2 layers of tulle fabric, then sew a zig-zag stitch around the edge.

Step 4: Cut about 1 inch around the tulle following the shape of the wings. I found it's easier to cut the tulle wings out after its been sewn, then before. I had a hard time keeping it lined up evenly when I tried cutting the tulle fabric out before sewing.

Step 5: Pinch the wings in the center & pin.

Step 6: Align the pinched wings to the center top of a t-shirt or tank top. Hand sew the center of the wings to the shirt, along with a few stitches at the top of each side of the wings to hold them in place.

Step 7: Add a flower, heart, or embellishment to the center of the wings. If you don't like the flower Idea, you can just use a rectangle piece of fabric, as shown in the sample below.

I think it would be fun to make some bumble bee wings on a yellow & black striped shirt, or use some red & black polk-a-dot fabric to make some lady bug wings. Be creative! My kids LOVE their winged shirts. For best results, hand wash.
Step 8: Add a matching embellishment to the front, if you like.
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Flutteringby
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2009 12:24:45 AM »

Very cute I like the heart ones especially
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dlanna
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2009 06:39:42 AM »

Very cute! I also esp like the heart one. Smiley
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mrswendy
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2009 07:11:44 AM »

OMG they are so adorable!!
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« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2009 07:44:16 AM »

I love this and can't wait to do this for my little girl!

Thank you!
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« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2009 08:41:15 AM »

OMG! That is so awesome!! Adorable and so easy!! I must make some for my girlies!! TY for the tutorial! Yay!
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« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2009 12:48:22 PM »

WOW!!!  You made it look so easy, I may just actually do it! Cheesy  I really love the wings with the flower in the middle!
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Munora
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2009 06:40:45 PM »

Wow. What a cute idea. I can't wait to try it.
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« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2009 06:47:56 PM »

Thanks everyone. It is easy!
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nancyta
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2009 01:35:15 PM »

thanks, I'm going to try to do some for carnaval Cheesy
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