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Topic: remade Louisiana Bike Fest tee  (Read 1603 times)
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julibooli
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« on: September 07, 2010 08:30:19 PM »

My friend John Preble made this shirt for the Louisiana Bicycle Festival, which he founded. I love the image, but a unisex white shirt from Hanes is a little touristy for me. Im a traveler, and I dont like to look like an idiot. John, this is how your shirts would look if you had style.



Before:


See, the original shirt is just boring. Although what I great image. Its got bicycles, a rocket, hearts and stars, and dancing bikini girls.


I dyed the white around the image with some watered down acrylic paint and cut out the scallops after it was dry. I stitched it onto a yellow tank I made with Fabric Planet jersey using red embroidery thread.

Much better my way!


 You can see more of this project on my website!
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amalgam
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2010 11:09:11 PM »

I totally agree that your recon makes the graphic look so much better. But I think that the original T-shirt wouldn't have been so bad if it had been on a colored T-shirt instead of white. Oh well, this gave you an excuse to do a recon, and that's what's important, right? Right...
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cutek94
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2010 08:22:59 AM »

a much better improvement!  Grin
the finished shirt looks very nice one you, and i love that yellow color
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Jannapy
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2010 07:22:35 PM »

Yes...much, much better your way!
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If you can't do it with duck tape...it can't be done!

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