Wednesday, 23 December 2015

A fun top quickie!

This post is just a quickie: a super fast upcycle to make my darling husband a Christmas top.


I used an old shirt that would otherwise have been shredded at fabric recycle, and got to work. I drew a template for the tree, cut it from some lovely wool felt, and appliqu├ęd it on using a zig-zag stitch.  I then hand sewed baubles and the tinsel (lovely braid) on during my nightly vigil to ensure children remain in their correct beds at night time. A quickie, but much appreciated by Mister Seamsoddlouise, so a real win.

Merry Christmas!

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  1. What fun - they look like baubles that you have sewn onto the applique tree. I'm sure he will enjoy wearing this on Xmas Day. Merry Christmas...

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    1. I've just read that they are baubles....I'm highly visual, so words come last with me!!

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  2. That looks great, and goes so well with his hat? beanie? too! Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and a very happy New Year :)

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    1. You too, have a great Christmas break.

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