KCWC Day 3: Vincent's Torso

8:54 pm

I didn't get the chance to post these before I headed to Brisbane yesterday, so here you go.

By the way, my sister & her hubby are having a girl! It's going to get ridiculous around here!


I have about 3 metres of this tiger print fabric that I got from the op-shop. St Vinnie's here always always ALWAYS has the best second hand fabrics. Good prices too.

Inspired by this sweater and this tee, I decided to make Vince a shirt with shoulder patches. It's almost lie a raglan-sleeved shirt but with regular set-in sleeves. Next time I need the make the shoulder's 'wider' as in more over the front and more down the back but I'm quite pleased with how this worked!


I used Rae's Flashback Skinny Tee pattern. It's perfect. Do yourself a favour and get yourself this pattern. It's a fantastic base pattern and I can see it being used over and over for Vincent and Edison.


I made one of the sleeves a tiger face with some felt for the nose, buttons eyes, stitched in the mouth & whiskers and stitched in little ears in the sleeve seam.

He LOVES this shirt and apparently he needs me to make him a tiger mask.


We also made a shirt together! I got Vincent to draw on some sandpaper with his crayons. He chose green and drew a sun. I went over it with his crayon, as heavy as I could to get as much crayon wax on the sandpaper as possible.


Then we ironed it onto a store-bought tee {Plain tees for $3 at Big W? Yes thanks! *stencils!*}. When i peeled off the sandpaper, the crayon was transferred onto the tee!


This was the perfect craft to do together, and I plan on doing this for a Crafternoon next week!


Yesterday morning I woke up to THE GREATEST EMAIL I could have gotten and in celebration Tim is buying me an SLR camera! HOORAY! I can't tell you anything about it until January, but let me tell you this - It's a dream come true!

xx ya'll. Vince is at family daycare tomorrow and usually on Fridays I plan to hang with Eddie & sew but I usually go off gallavanting around the countryside with my girl in tow. REALLY want to sew though.




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10 comments

  1. The sun looks awesome!!! I love the effect that the sandpaper gives. Hope you don't mind, but I've pinned that idea for future reference. The tiger t-shirt looks great, too.

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  2. I love the tiger tee - awesome fabric!

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  3. I love the face on the sleeve! What a great detail.

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  4. That shirt you made together is such an adorable idea!

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  5. I LOVE the tiger face, what a great little detail!

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  6. I love the tiger t-shirt and the fact that the face is on the sleeve. My boys would be running around all the time trying to eat each other. So cute!

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  7. I absolutely adore that sun t-shirt! What a cool idea - and even cuter because Vince drew the sun. :)

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  8. I loved that little sun shirt what a brilliant idea!

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  9. Okay, tiger shirt: amazing as always! Perfectly you. And I am so happy and proud you were a Whimsy Couture pattern tester!! You lucky dog! That's so cool!!!
    And yeay on the DSLR! I just got one for my birthday last month!! And OMG, I want to know your news!!!!!!! I don't want to wait till January! Please spill the beans (or email me ;-) hahahha... btw, I just changed up my hair for fall here... Navy blue, Plum Mahogany, and the tips are orange, teal, more navy, and dark green.

    Love,
    Kat

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  10. What?! That sandpaper crayon transfer is awesome!

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