How to make a personalised t-shirt

‘Petite is the new black’ t-shirt

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If you’ve seen my previous post – ‘A petite peek into Bonmarche’s future’ – where I shared with you their Autumn/Winter 2015 collection, then you may have noticed my ‘Petite is the new Black’ t-shirt.

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I don’t spend as much time on here as I’d like, and I have neglected my petite fashion blog for some time now. – Life and work has taken a precedence of late. So in an attempt to come back with a bang, I thought that my ‘Petite is the new Black’ t-shirt would be a fun way to introduce myself back to everyone and the world of blogging!

It’s straight forward to make as, after all, the clue is in the name – although there are a few things to remember which I’ll point out along the on the way.

So here goes ‘For the first time’ I will be using an iron-on transfer.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • An inkjet printer
  • Transfer paper – (Obvs) – I got mine from Amazon, there are two types, one for light fabric and one for dark
  • Some ordinary paper, you’ll need it to test the position of your design
  • A pair of scissors
  • An iron
  • And of course, a t-shirt,or anything you want to personalise really

The instructions that came with the transfer paper were pretty straight forward, but nevertheless, here are a few important things to remember:

  • Remember to FLIP your design before you print it-You can do this 2 ways either in your ‘print preferences’ and click flip, or in Microsoft Word, by clicking on page layout, picture tools, align and then click on flip… Sorry if you use a Mac, as I am not sure… I’ll come back to you on that
  • Remember DON’T MARK anywhere on the printed side of your transfer- I did this and you can clearly see my pencil marks on the finished t-shirt so use a pin to indicate any registration marks
  •  Remember iron on the REVERSE side (of the transfer paper, or you’ll be buying a new iron

Step by step instructions

Once you have chosen your design follow these simple steps

And here you have it… my petite is the new black t-shirt

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I know I keep saying this – BUT I REALLY MUST GET MY FRINGE CUT!!!

Don’t stop at t-shirts, go ahead and personalise everything and everything. I’d really love to see what you personalise. It would make a great project for summer holidays

Bye for now

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