Friday, April 15, 2011

Awesome Blossom

So I've been buying lots of long-sleeve shirts on clearance and making them fabulous. This has giving me an over abundance of left-over sleeves. I was messing around w/ a sleeve and came up with this:

I love it and it was so easy.

 1. Cut a piece of sleeve about 2 inches wide. You can't tell from the pic, but this is actually the bottom of the sleeve where it is stitched.  If you don't have a sleeve, I tried the same technique w/ a folded over piece of knit and it worked the same.
 2. Cut almost to the stitched line all the way down.
3. Start rolling.  Hot glue a felt circle on to secure.  Add a pin or hair clip if you want or sew it right on a t-shirt.  You're done.  I don't even think it took more than 3 minutes and it's so cute.  You can experiment with different lengths of sleeves for different looks.

You can even turn it upside down and make a carnation.
I pinned mine on this sweater.  (By the way, I stole the necklace out of the dress-up box).

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  1. You are fabulous! What a great blog! I'm a new blogger so am just now joining. Thanks for all you do! Would love if you stopped by my blog to say hi and gave me your thoughts.

  2. Too cute! I have several long sleeved shirts I bought on clearance at Target! Can't wait to do something fun with them!

  3. wow really its very beautiful Blossom . amazing your idea and pretty look . fantastic this post i like it

  4. Great looking the blossom. Thanks for sharing with my newbie party. Have fun!

  5. So cute, and love the sweater too! :-)

  6. This is adorable!! Thanks for sharing the tutorial!

    Popping over from Debbie's...


  7. Well now that is just so very cute! Great idea!

  8. Such a delightful blog! Soooo happy to have found you. I'm here from Debbie's Newbie party to welcome you and I'm your newest follower. Pop over for a visit sometime and have a blessed Easter.

  9. I was totally going to buy those clearance shirts anyway, you've just given me an excuse! Thank you!

    I just wrote about you on my blog, and awarded you The Versatile Blogger award.