June 16, 2010

Father's Day Shirt

There are lots of great ideas out there for Father's Day Shirts.  Here's one I got from a friend several years ago.  But my kids' hands have grown and another has joined our family since the last shirt we made, so today I made a replacement shirt.  I used my embroidery machine for the words, but you could easily paint them on.
Front: "my DAD deserves a pat on the back"
Back: handprint of each child (using fabric paint) - on the last shirt I labeled the hands, this time I didn't
(I had to use the grill as a photo prop - it seemed like a "manly" thing to use)
And the cutest part, the hands - the kids enjoyed participating in lending a hand to make the shirt (yes, pun intended) and  LOVE when their Dad wears the shirt - they're so proud!
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Mandy is a craft blogger who loves to blog and enjoys all things crafty, sewing, and DIY - she feels that if she can do something, you can too, and provides tutorials to help you along the way. She loves being a mom to 4 awesome kiddos and blogs from the Kansas City Area. Follow her on Facebook or Twitter or Google +

11 Fabulous Comments:

What a lovely idea; it combines the tradition of a clay handprint with the practicality of a t-shirt.

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I look forward to more crafts from this blog. Thanks.

You need to label the hands.

Cute idea!! Yes, love the fact that you layed it out on the grill! Did you spray paint that grill? LOL Never seen one that color.

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That is so cute! It is a great idea. I'm visiting from TTTC, hope you visit me too!

My kids did a handprint shirt for Father's Day too but the saying on yours is way cuter =)

How fun! I stuffed a tie and new wallet into my husband's suitcase for him to find on his business trip. How lame am I???

That's such a cute idea!! Thanks for sharing.

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I love it....so cute and creative! Thanks for linking up at PonyTails&FishScales!


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