But, for once, I got mad crafty! And it turned out just how I had hoped!
I started with an old graphic tee I'd had since college, that was really showing its age. I couldn't bear the thought of throwing it away, despite it's stains and wear, so I held on to it and started trying to think how I could repurpose it.
Enter this free bag from Summerskin. Though I love Summerskin and their fantastic fashionable UPF clothing (check out my review of their fantastic maxi here... it's the only travel dress you'll ever want!), I didn't really want to carry around an advertisement every day.
I cut the graphic off the tee, and centered it on the bag. I pinned it down and hand-stitched it on while watching TV. It only took about two episodes of Downton Abbey to get it done, but if you have a sewing machine this project will be done in a jiffy! I daresay you could even use fabric glue for equivalent results in the blink of an eye, but I didn't want to risk distorting my Mighty Mouse and I don't mind sewing, so I opted for the longer route.
Recycle an Old Graphic Tee into a Fashionable Accessory! Easy DIY craft adventure, Mighty Mouse style!! https://t.co/cQPYD9cWzB— Sarah Eliza (@REALsaraheliza) August 22, 2016
I kind of love the result!
My Mighty Mouse gets a second life post shirt-hood, and I get bonus points for being crafty and reusing / recycling. Win!! ;P
Easiest DIY ever.
I have a Wonder Woman shirt that's going to need a reincarnation soon too... anybody got another cool idea for what her second life should be??
PS: A quick note while I'm thinking about it, for if you do use fabric glue... make sure to test it on some similar fabric you're not invested in beforehand. Also, when you glue the actual image onto the tote bag, stick some cardboard inside the bag so you don't, you know, glue it shut... I may or may not speak from previous experience.
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