Get Shirty

Earlier in the week, I learned that my friend Meg had done a DIY screen print technique. As I’ve been interested in screen printing for quite some time, I was delighted to find out how she did it, and to try it for myself. Here are the supplies I used. Everything but the ink was around $10; the ink can be had for around $6 per 8-oz. jar, but I got a 6-color basic package of 4-oz. jars for $17.99. I got new blank shirts at Target for $5 each.. . . Read More!

Copying Pants

Copying Pants: I browsed around online, looking for a way to make new pants from an existing pair. Most links started out by having me rip apart the existing pants and making a pattern from them, which isn’t about to happen. A few others mentioned using masking tape, although no tutorials were forthcoming. So I made my own masking tape tutorial. Here’s the original pair of pants — some black capri cargoes. The fashion mavens of What Not to Wear would probably tell me that they’re totally the wrong length. . . Read More!