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Topic: Found Object Printing - Cassette Tape Shirts  (Read 6442 times)
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« on: April 25, 2010 02:29:58 AM »

As hinted in the title these shirts were made by printing directly from old cassette tapes. I used a foam brush to paint directly onto the tapes, then pressed them onto the shirts. I used scrap paper inside the shirt and printed onto a soft surface to allow for the rased area on the tape to print properly. They are really old school and awesome.

I got the idea from here:http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/cassette_shirt_

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« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2010 02:45:12 AM »

Cute - I like the layout of the first the best

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« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2010 05:08:03 AM »

that's a great idea, whoever thought of it first.  it might also be pretty cool to print upside down (cassette paint-side up and press cloth down onto it) with small pieces of denim or other woven cloth, to use for appliques.  i am crazy for appliques right now, that's why i thought of that.  plus i am sure i wouldn't know if the print really got made right if i was "stamping" paint-side down.

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« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2010 05:13:24 AM »

What a great idea! The shirts look fantastic.

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« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2010 07:02:36 AM »

Very cool!


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« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2010 07:35:21 AM »

Great, worked out well

ETA That is a great link too, I see my wasting what's left of my time before work today there. Cool
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« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2010 07:37:50 AM »

That's such a good idea! Except that now I'm going to be scavenging around for things to use for printing.

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« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2010 10:19:37 AM »

That's a great idea for "other" image reproduction techniques! I may snag your idea, since I love how cassette tapes look on shirts. Hm. Though I may snag it to do something else!

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« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2010 03:44:50 PM »

I LOVE this!  Might have to try it very soon, I have so many old cassettes it would be kind of cool to use them for something other than just taking up space in a bin in my closet  Grin Love the way it looks, off to check out that link!

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« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2010 06:50:03 AM »

This ROCKS! I like the first shirt the most, and I'm going to have to try this for myself Smiley

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