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DIY 1st Run T-shirt

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#1 OROBride1008

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    Posted 20 August 2008 - 11:27 AM

    This past weekend I did a test run t-shirt for myself to see how the t-shirt transfers work. The shirt cost me $3.00 at Michael's and the letters cost me $2.49 at Michael's. The transfers I already had and the monogram on the front was made by Gwen at hitched invitations. She also made my invitations to match. Let me know what you think.

    The Front
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    The Back
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    #2 Alyssa

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      Posted 20 August 2008 - 11:38 AM

      the design is SUPER cute but it really bothers me that you can see the outline of the transfer on the front.

      is there a way to do it where you cut very closely around the outline and get rid of all the negative space?

      #3 DanielleNDerek

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        Posted 20 August 2008 - 11:48 AM

        The front is really cute. But like Alyssa pointed out the transfer paper is really noticeable. Maybe you had the iron on too hot? Is it that noticeable in person?
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        #4 OROBride1008

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          Posted 20 August 2008 - 11:50 AM

          Yeah I agree, next time I am going to cut it really close. That was the one thing I didn't like either.

          #5 becks



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            Posted 20 August 2008 - 01:04 PM

            They look great - but as other said, cut it as close as you can to the printing. Also, cut it between things - so the space beside the flower where there's not lettering - cut that down too.

            But it looks great otherwise!

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            #6 lmg970

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              Posted 26 August 2008 - 09:29 PM

              wow another neat idea

              #7 Jen_S

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                Posted 27 August 2008 - 08:21 AM

                Very nice!!! Good idea
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                #8 Celina

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                  Posted 27 August 2008 - 10:27 AM

                  I think it's cute but like the others you can see the transfer paper. I like the BRIDE on the back! Great touch!
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                  #9 SoontobeMsKniss

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                    Posted 27 August 2008 - 04:55 PM

                    It's cute! The others are right about the paper though. Are you giving these out to your entire party?

                    #10 Jenn3878

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                      Posted 27 August 2008 - 05:14 PM

                      Great idea!! Love that it matches your invites :)

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