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« on: April 03, 2016 04:41:07 PM »

About a million years ago, I saw a post of this shirt: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=345518.0 I've always loved it, but it wasn't until March's destash challenge that I decided to use up a bunch of self mixed paint shades and make my own.

I tried to take the best contrast picture I could. I'm not sure if you can tell, but I've used 8 different colours. One benefit of being plus sized-- more room to do art on a shirt.

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« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2016 04:54:41 PM »

very cute--the cassettes look like they are smiling!

Now you have a unique shirt added to your wardrobe!
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« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2016 06:03:17 AM »

I'm plus-sized myself, but I've never thought about the added benefit of more room for designs. Brilliant. Smiley

I love this! Did you use a stencil or a stamp?
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« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2016 03:01:03 PM »

I kinda think they're smiling too? The kids at work think they're happy robots, which makes me laugh.

grufflepuff, it's actually a thick layer of paint painted onto an actual cassette tape. If you press it on a hard surface like a table it doesn't adhere properly, since there are two edges to the cassette, but if you do it on top of carpeting it works great. Rinse the cassette tape off, and do it again and again, until your shirt is full!
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« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2016 03:18:55 PM »

oh good tip on doing it on a soft surface!
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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2016 06:22:08 PM »

I love this! Esp the olive colored shirt and non-primary colors for your cassettes!

Annnnd, I still have some old mix tapes.This is gonna happen. Great tip for pressing over carpet!

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