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« on: December 17, 2010 08:40:14 AM »

This past summer, DH and I took a road trip to the East Coast. One of our many stops was to the site of Woodstock in Bethel, NY. It's just one of those things that we find fascinating. Well, the DH really liked the design they used on the posters (there is a hand-stitched flag with this design in the museum at Bethel Woods), but they didn't have any t-shirts with that design (that he liked). So, of course, I say "I think I might be able to do that; I've seen them do it on Craftster!"  Cheesy

Anyway, he's getting these for Christmas. I just used freezer paper to make the stencils, and acrylic paints with textile medium to fill them in. I had a little bit of bleeding under the edges of the paper, and my stencils didn't line up perfectly...but, my DH liked how they turned out.

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« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2010 09:05:39 AM »

If he changes his mind I'll take it!!  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2010 10:27:11 AM »

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« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2010 10:33:26 AM »

That came out GREAT!!!!!
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« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2010 12:16:37 PM »

It's gorgeous!  And it's folk art so it needs to have some imperfections!  Such a classic design and you did a great job with it!
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« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2010 07:56:36 PM »

I love how you placed the design on the shirt.
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« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2010 04:51:28 PM »

I love how you placed the design on the shirt.

Thanks! I had a hard time making a decision on that. I just traced the design off of the poster, so it was pretty big. Too big, I thought, to center across the chest.  Undecided Also, by putting it off-center, I don't have to get anxious about it being properly centered and level.  Wink
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