Wednesday, March 30, 2011

{Yo, Yo!} How'd You Make That Shirt??

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So, today was stormy and rainy--the perfect kind of day to craft! And that's exactly what I did. I decided to embellish a t-shirt with yo-yos. I have a whole bag full of them, just waiting to be used. If you want to make a shirt like mine, the only other supplies you'll need are some thread, a needle, and some buttons. Here's what I did:

I went through my closet and found a t-shirt I never wear. This, my friends, is the neglected shirt. Sad, I know. But there is hope in his future. . .

I then dug through my bag of yo-yos and found the ones I liked. I used varying colors and patterns, 'cuz that's how I roll. I placed them along the neckline of the shirt to get an idea of a pattern I liked, like this:

I then began sewing them on. As I was attaching them, I sewed a button in the middle of each yo-yo. I just randomly selected buttons. I dig randomness--it's easy and it looks cool. Just sayin'.

Drum roll, please! And here's the finished product!

And here's a picture of some random girl wearing the shirt. . .

I should really pay her in chocolate for modeling the shirt for me, don't ya think? I mean, it's only fair!

By the way, if you haven't figured it out yet, "random" is the word of the day. So, go grab yourselves some random yo-yos, a random t-shirt, and randomly go to town! Have fun, peeps!

I'll be linking up this project here:


  1. I love the shirt! And you are just too cute--yes, you do deserve chocolate :-) Thanks for stopping by my blog--I'm following you now!

    Rachel @ Maybe Matilda

  2. I am pretty sure that I saw that "random girl" wearing your shirt at church last nigh!

  3. Rachel, thanks so much for the kind words and for stopping by to follow me! Now, I'm off to find some chocolate! : )

  4. Michaele, yes, the random girl keeps stealing my threads. It's getting a little annoying. . . ; )

  5. Hi, I'm Taced... I find your blog on tipjunkie: great idea. If you want, visit my blog:
    Bye bye from Italy!

  6. Hi, Taced! Thanks for stopping by! Wow, Italy, huh? I've always wanted to visit--I'm sure it's beautiful. I'll definitely visit your blog. : )


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