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Topic: Carrie Bradshaw's J'Adore Dior tee from Sex and the City 2  (Read 11406 times)
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« on: May 21, 2010 05:27:34 AM »

I'm sure many of you have now seen the trailers for the new Sex and the City movie! When a bunch of photos leaked out a few months ago, I immediately started going gaga for the clothes, but really, who can wear that stuff in real life? Answer, no one. There is one thing I can, though, and that's SJP's J'Adore Dior tee seen here: http://extratv.warnerbros.com/images/news/INFphoto_1101870.JPG

The problem? Dior stopped printing those tees in the 90's and they have no plans to recreate them, even for crazed Sex and the City fans. Obviously we crafty ladies can find solutions for such harrowing issues.

It took me a while to figure out that the font used here is Winston, but it had to be stretched and tweaked to get the right shape. The number 8 is also a different font entirely, so that took ages to figure out! I did the standard freezer paper stencil technique and ended up with this:


It can be tricky to stencil white on black, especially if your fabric has any stretch. I always start with a coat of gray (like when painting a light wall color over a dark one) and move the fabric around a bit to make sure the paint saturates. I top this with a coast of white. It covers better and pops more, and keeps you from needing four coats of white, which can lead to a stencil so thick it cracks easily.

I'll be wearing this to the movie with my gal pals of course, Magnolia cupcakes and cosmos in hand!

p.s. while searching for clear images of the tee I found this one, which first makes me laugh and then makes me feel old. Look how young she is here! http://www.wallpaperbase.com/wallpapers/celebs/jessicasimpson/jessica_simpson_44.jpg
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« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2010 07:06:09 AM »

Wow, looks like you nailed it with the font and the size. Looks exactly the same. Great job, especially for having the patience to figure that out.
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« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2010 02:16:21 PM »

Very clever!!! I'm sure you could make a killing selling these reproductions to all the other Sex & the City fans that will be dying to get their hands on one of these Ts!
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« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2010 07:48:35 PM »

I have been wanting to make one of these since I have seen the trailer as well! Nice job!
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« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2010 04:35:00 AM »

Speakeasy, let me know if you'd like a doc of the font. I'll email it to you so you don't need to do all the figuring out Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2010 08:47:09 PM »

Hi Banga,

Wow.. just, wow  Shocked
If you could share the document that would be fantastic! Dying to make mine =D

cheers!

p.s maybe easier to email? gabiigirl_(at) hotmail.com
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« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2010 05:19:20 AM »

Done! Have fun making your tee!
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« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2010 05:20:18 AM »

Oops, gabiigirl I got a bounce back from that email! Feel free to PM me another email address if you want me to try sending the files again  Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2010 09:56:55 PM »

Hi Banga,

That looks perfect. I would love to know what the font is or the document because id love to make this for my gf. If you can please let me know or email me on tt_sil80@hotmail.com.

Thanks in advance
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« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2010 02:46:28 AM »

oh oh could you email it to me too please!!!! boo138@live.com.au

i wanna make one for a friend she will dieeeeeeee
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« Reply #10 on: June 21, 2010 09:07:58 AM »

Hi I really need this to make a shirt.

Ok I think i made it myself with a font called Windsor.

http://goo.gl/hXcI
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« Reply #11 on: July 06, 2010 12:09:26 PM »

Hello,
You did a fantastic job!  I am trying to locate the font for the 8 as well.  Could you possibly email me your art file, as I would really appreciate it?

Thank you,

Mary

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 Cheesy
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« Reply #12 on: July 06, 2010 12:22:27 PM »

Hello Banga,

You did a fantastic job!
Could I please get the file too?

Mary


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« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2010 05:09:16 PM »

Ok, I think everyone has been emailed the files, but please let me know if I missed any of you!

And yes, the text is Windsor, but stretched out, which was a bit of trial and error to get perfect Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: July 12, 2010 03:16:04 PM »

You are a genius! Could you please send me the file if you cant sell me a tee? thank you!
amitpatel546@yahoo.com
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« Reply #15 on: July 14, 2010 03:27:30 AM »

could you please send the image to me Cheesy

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pweettyyy please xoxo
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« Reply #16 on: November 18, 2010 01:59:28 PM »

I know I'm tardy...but please send this to me as well!!!!

mrsjackson052607@gmail

THANKS!!!
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« Reply #17 on: November 19, 2010 05:57:50 AM »

If there is anyone who has not rec'd an email from me, please let me know! I may have forgotten some Sad

If you make one, post a picture! I'd love to see how they come out! I made a bunch more for a craftster and her friends and family to go see the Rafael Nadal. They said J'Adroe Rafa instead of Dior, so these are versatile and you can personalize them.
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« Reply #18 on: March 04, 2011 12:14:29 AM »

This is so good.  I was looking for that design last year and finally gave up.  As the movie came out, my Grandmother was admitted to the hospital and we had a rough few months.  (She's okay now).  I still haven't gotten to watch the movie yet, but just bought it and have it sitting on the shelf waiting for me.
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« Reply #19 on: January 22, 2012 06:33:27 AM »

Hello Banga,
could you please send me the file. You would be of great help. It's my daughter's birthday and I want to make her the tee.

Thanks,
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