A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can now organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 302,964
Currently Running With Scissors:
683 Guests and 23 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: From plain white tee to pretty lacey decorated tee  (Read 7255 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
jenthezero
« on: March 16, 2004 08:55:44 PM »

Cherry blossoms are so pretty.  I was inspired to put them on a t-shirt, and give the shirt a little cutesy flair on the sleeves.  Here's what happened:
http://www.digitalstar.com/jenthezero/images/343828.JPG

To do something like this, you will need:
A plain white t-shirt
Felt
Scissors
Fabric Glue
Lace
Thread
A sewing machine would be nice, but it's optional

I started by cutting the sleeves to make them a little shorter.  I pinned them up about 1/2", pinned the lace on the bottom, and sewed it all together.  This was a pain, even with a sewing machine.  Prepare to spend some time getting the hems and the sleeves right.

Then, I cut cherry blossoms out of felt.  I arranged them how I wanted on the shirt, and glued them down.  Very easy.  Open to interpretation, too, if cherries aren't your thing.

I don't know how the shirt (especially the sleeves) would survive a machine-washing, so I hand wash this one.
« Last Edit: October 06, 2011 07:12:23 PM by jungrrl - Reason: changed non-working images to links. » THIS ROCKS   Logged

My middle name is Martha!
Goddess
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2004 09:01:00 PM »

that is lovely cherry blossoms are gorgeous
THIS ROCKS   Logged
TinySoapyBubbles
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2004 09:09:54 PM »

that is very pretty!! I used to live in a neigborhood where the streets were lined wiht cherry trees ... I LOVED when there were petal storms in the spring & it smellsed delish!
You shirt is very pretty... I like the addition of the lace too.  That would look really cute wiht a pair of denim capri pants
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Lara
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2004 06:11:12 AM »

that is so cute, i really love the design on it.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
second-hand-smoke
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2004 07:19:37 AM »

those cherry blossoms are gorgeous! what a great idea! well done.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

second hand smoke: Recycle-Remix-Refresh
http://secondhandsmoke-stuff.com
begin again
Offline Offline

Posts: 134
Joined: 02-Dec-2003

my original tape measure purse, still going strong


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2004 09:50:10 AM »

lovely shirt!

i HATE doing sleeves- they always look wonky! saying that- i was thinking that a slight lower neckline might suit your shirt- give it a more feminine edge, not that it's not already super lovely.  

xx
THIS ROCKS   Logged
jenthezero
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2004 07:45:51 AM »

I was thinking that, too.  It could sort of follow the angle of the branch going over the shoulder...I may have to play with it some more.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My middle name is Martha!
begin again
Offline Offline

Posts: 134
Joined: 02-Dec-2003

my original tape measure purse, still going strong


View Profile WWW
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2004 11:18:37 AM »

yeah, that's what I had in mind when I saw it- even just a v-neck sort of thing, with or without additional lace.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
HardCandy63
Offline Offline

Posts: 343
Joined: 03-Jan-2004

Short Attention Span Crafts Since Age Four.


View Profile
« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2004 05:47:47 AM »

that's so pretty, I want something with cherry blossoms on it now. Brings back fond memopries of my youth, I had a big cherry tree in my yard. But then we moved and I went back to visit the house and the tree was dead! I was sad, stupid people and their stupid non-watering ways! Blast you! Anyways,  great shirt, I love it to much! You did a great job with the actual flowers to, better than I could do. Oh, and Begin Again, I LOOOOOVE the doggy in your picture!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
BadKittyUSA33
Offline Offline

Posts: 442
Joined: 17-Jan-2004

I'm a kitty!!! A BAD ONE!!! meow...


View Profile
« Reply #9 on: March 20, 2004 03:05:49 PM »

wow! that's such a defference and it looks fabulous! i luv it! it's so cute!  Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

(`'.(`'.**.' ).')     
.*  MOLLYWOOD!!!!!  * .      
(. '(.'**`'.)`'.)   Rock on!
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make a Felted Fabric Sandwich
How to Create a Memory Map Board
How to Sew a Purse Organizer
How to Make a Patchwork Blanket Design
How to Make Card Paper Flowers
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Art Pen Case
Sock It To Me!
Meatless Monday: Kale and Edamame Salad

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.