Sunday, April 28, 2013

Crafting with my kids: Galaxy T-Shirts

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One of my dear friends from undergrad (we met 20 years ago!) was in town for a conference.  She stayed with us on Friday night and  wanted to do some crafting with the kids.   

We made these galaxy shirts.  The black t-shirts are all thrifted for less than 2 dollars {I resized ours with the serger}. We used this tutorial by Stars for Streetlight  (but a different fabric spray dye (sei tumble spray dye) , which really lightened up once heat set, so I would recommend spraying quite heavy if you are using sei).

This would be a fun project if you were having a crafty Star Wars party.

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Lily plans to wear hers when she sings for  the Space Jam and Space Commander Chris Hadfield next week.  We found some silver leggings (nearly 100% cotton  yeah!)  at Target so it’s perfect. 

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This is my shirt, as taken by Lily.

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Even if you are 40ish you can wear the galaxy,

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6 comments:

  1. Very stylish. Very cool. You always have the best crafting adventures with your girls.

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  2. Kareena, these are awesome, and all three of you look like space princesses... please keep sharing these beautiful creative ideas!

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  3. I like them a lot! They are all unique!

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  4. I LOVE the shirts! those are really awesome. I would have never in a million years thought of something like that. Youre always coming up with such great ideas!
    And they look great on your adorable girls.
    have a great week!!
    xoxo

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  5. What a fabulous project. We haven't done t-shirts for several years and the girls want to make t-shirts again this summer - thanks for the spur!!

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