Our daughter’s graduation creeps every so steadily toward us. All year she has been asking me to make her some personalized “wearables” with that theme. ‘Her’ project inspired me to make one of my own. Amazingly I was able to create both of these projects solely using scraps from past projects. I keep pieces as small as 2″ x 2″, because you just never know what you may be able to use. My system is simple, I use a rolling hanging file folder system and keep paper and vinyl scraps sorted by color.
Deco Film Paint FX Iron On Material (Black, Champagne)
Iron-On Transfer (T-Shirt Vinyl) (Pink, Crimson)
Rhinestones (Crystal, Rose)
T-Shirt or Sweatshirt
I cut everything on my amaZING Zing, and used a piercing tool to weed.
I started out by creating the words, welding them, then adding the rhinestone fill. Where the rhinestone circles met the vinyl, I selected those circles and created a shadow (or outline). I then used boolean join to remove the shadow circles from the vinyl pattern.
Next, I cut the iron-on vinyl using the red-capped blade with a pressure of 24 and the rhinestone motif using the blue-capped blade with a pressure of 100. I love how this makes such a perfect pattern!
I ironed the vinyl onto the T-Shirt first. Using the circles I’d cut out of the vinyl design, I was able to align my rhinestone pattern perfectly. Next, I applied the stones. She’s already wearing the T-Shirt to school today. As I mentioned, this gave me an idea for myself. I’ve had a sweatshirt in my craft room for a few months – waiting for a purpose. I think it was always meant for this.
I used the same process, applying the vinyl first and then the stones.
And so you can see the shimmer from the Deco Film, I shot this photo at an angle.
It’s too bad i can’t wear it to work tomorrow, but I will surely wear it soon! (Probably when I take her jeans shopping over the weekend – lol!) Oooh, that gives me another idea – I need to put this design on a shopping bag too!
I hope this project inspires you to create. Enjoy.
I added to the download file – MY GRANDDAUGHTERS ARE PRINCESSES SO i MUST BE THE QUEEN.