My Picasso Shirt

My DIY Save the Dates
Dye! Dye! My Darling!

I woke up at 5:30 this morning feeling ridonkulously (and most uncharacteristically) energized!  I tied on my trainers and ran two miles (I think something might be wrong with me).  Still feeling all sorts of jazzed, I decided to make a boring shirt I scored at a clothing swap a bit more interesting.

Hi. I'm your average Tshirt. *Yawn*

First, I grabbed some chalk and drew a sort of Picasso-esque little line drawing on the shirt.

I am obviously going through my green period.

Then, I ran it through my machine, tracing the chalk outline…first with fuscia thread using a straight stitch, then with white thread using a zigzag stitch.

I stitch the line.

I dug through my huge tin ‘o buttons and pulled out this guy.

So many buttons!

I hand-stitched the button onto the shirt for my guy’s eye.  I think it’s pretty nifty!


Gypsy likes it, too!

Hi Gypsy!

Sorry Gyps!  I’m the only one who gets to wear it!  :)

Like my hoedown scarf?


My DIY Save the Dates
Dye! Dye! My Darling!



  1. i have that same shirt in green, red, and black but -sigh- i just wear them in their plain boring version lol

  2. How on earth do you think of these things!? I love this blog so much, I’m a budding fashionista, inspired by you! :)

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