26 April 2014

Green t-shirt



What I didn't tell you was that when I bought the yellow t-shirt for the eye, heart, T, A, T, I also bought two more as they were such lovely fabric AND cheap. You've got to realise this about this OG - I'm as 'cheap as chips' as the saying goes!!!!  Let me point out - that's English chips and NOT American ones!!!  There's a vast difference between the two!!!

If you look at the top picture you'll see that the garment has a sweet sort of edging already so I didn't want to cover that.  The first 'row' is simple split rings joined on one side (the variegated side) with a vsp.  I then went back along one side with a lock chain which lock joined into the vsp's.  Simple to make.

For the plain thread I used a 'somewhere around 50' cotton thread that I have in my stash. For the other thread I used a Perfect Quilter doubled.

IF I remember I'll show you the completed t-shirt which will hopefully have the same trim at the bottom of the sleeves too.



13 comments:

wickedtats said...

That looks great!

Jane McLellan said...

Oh, that's sweet. I like the addition of the lock chain. I often make split ring braids ( they're my handbag tatting) but perhaps I should augment them.

Jenn said...

That looks lovely! I have a couple of plain pink Tshirts for my girls. Must tat some edgings for them :).

Corina Meyfeldt said...

You added the right touch to it! I guess the 2 colours split rings are your signature.

Maureen said...

I like the lock chain too - that's so pretty and very effective.

JB said...

Very pretty.

Ladytats said...

That really looks very pretty and dressy too. you choose the right edging and colors

Fox said...

Perfect treatment! Great colours too

Also, I love the mystery piece on the previous post. Looks so much fun to tat.

The thread in it looks to be tatted with threads twisted together?

Jane Eborall said...

Yes, Fox, HWT - hand wound threads! Not twisted but just wound carefully onto the shuttle!!

Marty said...

That is a great t-shirt edging; simple, but still interesting.

Tally Tatty said...

Thatcher is a lovely t- shirt and à very clever tatted design!


Lelia said...

Lovely, lovely, lovely!

God's Kid said...

Very unique!!! :)

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