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« on: January 05, 2010 07:05:08 PM »

My sister has a siamese cat with a bad temper and recently my 3 year old drew a hilarious portrait of said cat.
I thought it would be fun to digitize the drawing and sew t-shirts for my sister's son who'll be born in spring.
Here's the result:

I tried using a pattern but it didn't work well so I ended up making one from scratch.

I also made a hoodie for my daughter which she wore proudly to kindergarten today. For this one I used Burda9614:

And finally, here's the drawing that started it all:

That was a very fun project!

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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2010 07:13:17 PM »

thats really cute.. i bet she'll be super proud to see her baby cousin wearing something tht she drew.
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« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2010 07:17:56 PM »

That is perhaps the most accurate drawing of a cat I've seen -just lookit the claws! Grin
Both the drawing and the shirts are adorable -fabulous work!

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« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2010 07:54:52 PM »

That is so precious!  Love how you turned the artwork into a masterpiece.  Cheesy

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« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2010 02:41:01 AM »

What an amazing idea! How cool to immortalise a child's drawing in clothing, I love it.

And wow, that's one scary cat!

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« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2010 10:48:15 AM »

Haha yeah he IS scary in real life too, but we still love him.  Cheesy

« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2010 04:39:17 AM »

Hahahahaha they are so gorgeous and so unique. Really well done!!

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« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2010 07:04:56 PM »

Mind if I ask how you "digitize" the drawing. I love that picture and the shirts look VERY well made. Sewing those little arm holes always gives me a headache. You did a wonderful job!
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