Thursday, February 23, 2017

T-Shirt Applique

Hello readers!
I apologize for taking so long to post. Have I given up sewing? No way! I have been busy with my 1st New Years Resolution: Organizing the house. I have made great progress with my home organization but now and then I need to take some time for a creative break!
Here is what I have for you today….
Whenever I am out on a thrifting adventure I find some quirky t-shirts that I just HAVE to have! But what do you do with a t-shirt that does not fit? Take the quirky part and sew it to something else!
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I don’t really understand it….but I love it!
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I cut out a square piece around the piggie.
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Found this cozy sweatshirt for .99cents! Did you see the zipper detail?!
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I didn’t want to put the applique front and center. I decided to get artistic and place it at the bottom corner at slant. Something different! Then sewed that into place! I even used a decorative zig-zag stitch with black thread to contrast the red fabric.
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I decided to use the rest of the t-shirt material to make elbow patches for the sleeves of the sweatshirt. That’s where I broke out my handy dandy heat ‘n bond! (Love this stuff)
I ironed on the heat ‘n bond. Traced 2 ovals for the elbow patches. Cut out the ovals. Peeled off the heat ‘n bond backing. Finally, ironed on the elbow patches!
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I always place a layer of wax paper underneath the fabric that I am ironing the heat ‘n bond to, just in case! Don’t need any messes or fabric bonded together that doesn’t belong together.
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Ta da! Such a silly but cozy sweatshirt! ….don’t mind my sock monkey slippers
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annnd let’s not forget the elbow patches!
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Happy Refashioning!!!

Check out my stash of refashions on my blog: http://therefashstash.wordpress.com
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5 comments:

Therese said...

Great idea and looks funky! Well done.

jennifer elliott said...

How cute! I love it, especially with the matching elbow patches. Great job.

Jennifer Elliott, EOD

Chickie Walsh said...

Very cute. I love the placement and the elbow patches.
Chickie

Lindsay @ The Crafty Disaster said...

I have those monkey slippers!

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