Sunday, February 6, 2011

pimping the plain white T

On Friday I yet again found myself with a looming (read: 24 hours), two-year old's birthday.

Little Banjo was on the receiving end of one of my favourite softies ever this time last year, and seen as how he has one crafty mumma I figured I had better come up with something good ... but fast.

Enter the humble plain white t-shirt and some scraps


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a bit of shadow tracing before school pick-up


t-shirt prep


a bit of ironing and cutting post afternoon tea


t-shirt prep


a bit of stitching in between various parts of Friday night's dinner making


Banjo


and finally a bit of zig zagging around the edges while the kids were in the bath and voila, a personalised t-shirt!


Banjo t-shirt


I think it helps the overall effect if you have a name with street cred like 'Banjo' don't you?

Oh and with the few extra scraps and a little help from the aerodynamic tongue we had ourselves a birthday card for the little dude too.


scraps


Happy Birthday Banjo!

8 comments:

  1. Banjo is one seriously cool name, as is his new shirt!

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  2. Love the shirt and yes, the name helps!

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  3. Pimp-mistress!!!!
    Great gift!!

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  4. Love it!!!!!!
    Such a super cool birthday prezzy.
    Banjo is on the top of my baby name list.
    You been working on yours??

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  5. Lovin the tshirt Mel. Almost put it on him today, but I knew it was going to get too dirty, so I've saved it for another day....

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  6. Tres snazzy, I say. I swear an aerodynamic tongue makes me craft faster.

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  7. Love the decorated white t! We have a few as well :) Lovely to 'meet' you, I saw your heart idea over at m.e. and had to pop over and say hi :)

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