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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Copycat t-shirt

A couple of months ago, my boyfriend and I went to the Flyers arena (Philadelphia hockey team, for those who do not know), and I saw this t-shirt that I LOVED.  After seeing the price and experiencing dizziness for a few seconds (it was $60), I promptly said to him, "I could MAKE that."  So that's what I just did!  I got the heat transfer vinyl from HH Sign Supply, the rhinestones from Michaels - they are the Jolee's Swarovski elements in 3 different sizes - and I used the iRock tool and MTC's rhinestone feature. 

I am pretty happy with the way this one turned out, so I hope you like it too!  I traced an image of the logo that I found on Google, made it into a cutting file, then cut out the different pieces in the appropriate color vinyl, ironing each on in layers.  I then used the iRock to put each rhinestone on using the template I got by employing Make the Cut's rhinestone feature.  The embellished piece is 5.5" x 4.5", and it took about 20 minutes from start to finish - and it all started out as a plain black, $5 tee from Wal Mart!!  I love how the flash caught the shine in the stones in this picture!  What does everyone think?


  1. Kim,
    Great job on the shirt. Way to save $60 bucks.
    Thanks for sharing

  2. Not sure what everyone else thinks but "I" think its amazing. Way to be thrifty AND stylish. :)

  3. Love it! Isn't it nice when crafting SAVES money? Honestly some cards I think I spent a fortune on when I think about all the supplies I buy for them - so way to be frugal!!!

  4. Wow - I must say this turned out awesome!! SCAL now has the rhinestone feature and I was never to sure what I would use it for - thanks for that "oh now I see" moment! I need to get me some heat transfer vinyle - it looks like fun. Way to save $60 and have fun while doing it!!


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