Monday, May 30, 2011

Little Angel Wing Applique


I love, love, love how this turned out.  I have a shirt with angel wings on the back that I got a couple years ago and it inspired me to make one for the little giggler.  It was super easy.

Supplies Needed:

Plain T-shirt or tank top
Fabric
Heat n Bond 
Sewing Machine 
Coordinating thread
Scissors

First print and cut out your stencil.

Iron your Heat n Bond to the wrong side of the fabric.  Trace your wings onto the Heat n Bond paper.

Cut out your two wings.  Remove the paper.
  

Next, iron it on to your T-shirt.  I could see the printed on tag through the shirt, so I used that as a guide to center my wings.  I found this white T at Wal-mart for $2.50.  The tank tops are Hanes boys size 2T-3T.  They came in a 5 pack for around $5.00.

Now sew around the edges.  When you get to a corner, leave your needle down, lift your foot, then turn your shirt, put the foot down and sew again.  I tried to show that in the picture below.

Here's what it looks like finished.

I tried to get fancy with plain fabric.  I used my fabric pen to draw some lines, then I sewed over them.
   What do you think?






I'll be linking up to these cool parties.
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22 comments:

  1. I think this is an adorable idea!!! I know both of my daughters would love it, thank you for sharing!

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  2. These would be so cool to blow up and make t-shirts for a Breast Cancer walk!! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. I love this! My daughter has a gap tshirt with wings and its my favorite, now I can make one! Yay! Stopping by from the Sugarbeecrafts party. I would love for you to come link up to my party too, going on all week! Thanks
    ~Iffy~

    www.stayathomenation.blogspot.com

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  4. Oh my heck this is too cute! how cute is it with those polka-dots. I love it!!!

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  5. I saw you on Creative Bloggers Party. I'm your newest public follower. I love the angel wings. What a brilliant idea. I would appreciate you following back http://talesfrommyjournal.blogspot.com I would also appreciate if you would like me in facebook http://www.facebook.com/DeniseMartin.LillaRose and in twitter @DeniseLillaRose. I always follow back. Just leave me a note so I know you stopped by.

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  6. This is such a cute idea! My niece would look adorable in one of these shirts. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  7. Thanks for linking up, please remember to post my button in your post and/or on your blog. And be sure to enter my giveaway too going on until Sunday night =D Thanks!
    ~Iffy~
    www.stayathomenation.blogspot.com

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  8. awww, so sweet! I really like the embroidered detail on the wings!

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  9. This is such a great idea. I love the way you have made them to match the skirt. Anna

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  10. So, so cute ... I love the idea! Might have to make these for my little girls. Thanks for sharing!

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  11. I have to do this!!! I pinned this to pinterest so I would remember who to give credit to! I am visiting from Tatertots and Jello and I would LOVE if you would link this up to my Delicately Constructed Fridays Linky Party!!
    Thanks so much!
    Have a great weekend!
    Michelle
    www.delicateconstruction.blogspot.com

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  12. Hey Amanda! I was wondering if you would be interested in Guest Blogging, over at Blissful and Domestic, sometime this month. Let me know what you think

    -Danielle

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  13. THESE ANGEL WING TEES ARE ADORABLE!!!
    Check it out!!! We featured this lovely on our Fancy This Features post today!!! Hope you'll pop over to grab a button and see if you won the giveaway! :) http://trulylovelywiththelaneysisters.blogspot.com/2011/06/fancy-this-features-27-and-winner.html

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  14. This is so cute, I don't know if I could get my two boys to wear it though.

    I would love for you to link it up to my party that is running now. Any linky goes.

    http://bacontimewiththehungryhypo.blogspot.com/2011/06/any-link-goes-party-running-now-summer.html

    Come strut your stuff.

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  15. Thanks so much for linking up to Bacon Time. Our first party was a big hit with over 300 links. I can't wait to see what you have for me next week. I have a special give away planned just for linkers at the party.

    Thanks for grabbing the button too!

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  16. This turned out super greeat! Will have try it. I am into refashions right now.

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  17. I just went and bought heat and bond. Now I can make this. I am so excited!

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  18. Gorgeous!! I think my daughter is the same age. Want to do that for this summer!!
    Thank you for sharing.

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  19. So cute, I'd love to do that for my niece I know she'd love em (her favourite my little pony has wings too)

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