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Easy Applique T-shirt

Back-to-School Shirt #1
This simple little project had been on my list for weeks. Last weekend I finally tackled it. SO EASY – and I love the finished result. Char of Crap I’ve Made has a great applique tutorial. For me it was WonderUnder and machine sewing. That’s it.  Fabric is from Valori Well’s Nest collection for Free Spirit. T-shirt is from Target – I think I got it for $4 on sale. Nice.
The shirt received rave reviews from the 6th Grade Girls, which is even more validating than 1,000 blog comments.
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19 Comments

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    Leslie
    September 9, 2010 at 6:24 am

    that is great…i love the color, and who doesn't love a sale for getting the shirt….

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    jlk
    September 9, 2010 at 6:32 am

    So cute! My 6th grader would love that.

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    Amelia
    September 9, 2010 at 7:12 am

    A very sweet shirt! It's nice to know that it wasn't too hard, I might have to give it a try sometime.

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    Lori
    September 9, 2010 at 8:31 am

    very cute! great job, Amy!

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    Mary
    September 9, 2010 at 9:10 am

    Ha ha ha, I know exactly what you mean about 6th grade girls vs. 1000 blog comments. Oh boy, I wouldn&#39;t go back to 6th grade if you PAID me!<br /><br />This shirt looks great! I love that it&#39;s pretty easy to do but makes a big impact.

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    Jennifer
    September 9, 2010 at 10:45 am

    Love it! My daughter loves appliqued t-shirts I&#39;ve made her but she&#39;s only 6. A 6th grade girl loving it? Nice work, mom!<br /><br />Jennifer 🙂

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    SewSara
    September 9, 2010 at 12:15 pm

    those target shirts are the best – i love them!<br />i use them for applique too.

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    Char @ Crap I've Made
    September 9, 2010 at 1:26 pm

    SO CUTE!<br /><br />And thanks for the shout out. 😉

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    Patty
    September 10, 2010 at 3:26 pm

    Cute!

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    Sarcastic Quilter
    September 10, 2010 at 5:14 pm

    That&#39;s a really good way to personalize a t-shirt. Pretty cool.

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    Sarah Craig
    September 10, 2010 at 7:41 pm

    That&#39;s just adorable!!

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    Karen
    September 10, 2010 at 10:11 pm

    Nothing like a bit of praise from friends to realise Mum is very hip (and ahead of the trends). LOL. It looks lovely and am so glad your daughter loves it.

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    Andrea
    September 11, 2010 at 8:06 am

    compliments from school girls are definitely the best!

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    Nina...
    September 11, 2010 at 10:06 am

    Cute idea! i&#39;m sure your daughter was proud to be wearing a fabulous one of a kind creation!

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    angie
    September 11, 2010 at 11:38 am

    Great idea!

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    myimaginaryblog
    September 12, 2010 at 12:04 am

    I love the applique! Very pretty. I&#39;m going to want to try that.<br /><br />I used some of the half-off fabric from the DB sale and made a tunic for my 5th grader this week that she got lots of compliments on. <a href="http://myimaginaryblog.wordpress.com/2010/09/10/it-feels-like-a-small-miracle-when-i-find-some-time-to-sew/&quot; rel="nofollow">Here&#39;s a link.</a>

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    pinksuedeshoe
    September 12, 2010 at 4:02 pm

    Very pretty! And if the 6th graders like it you are practically Wonder Woman.

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    Carla
    September 13, 2010 at 6:09 am

    Just adorable! I love this idea for myself too.

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    Ginger Sanders
    August 14, 2012 at 9:20 am

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