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DIY ‘Til Christmas: Phrased Sweatshirt


I’ve been slacking on my DIYs around the blog, so I am challenging myself to share some simple DIYs with y’all that will make for great Christmas gifts throughout the rest of the holiday season :-).  Phrased tees and sweatshirts have been all the rage lately; just take a look around Pinterest.  Considering my current love of sweatshirts and the Fall weather, I thought a phrased sweatshirt would be a great gift for myself and my friends :-).  This is a super simple DIY, like this one and this one from the previous two weeks that certainly anyone can do!

You’ll need:  

  • A sweatshirt (I bought a Hanes one from the boys section at Wal-Mart)
  • Iron
  • Ironing board (I used the a small one I had from my early college days because it allowed me to use the stable table surface)
  • Iron on letters of your choice (The ones I used came from Hobby Lobby)

Steps:

1.     Preheat the iron, and lay the sweatshirt on flat surface.

2.     Figure out the phrase you want and how you want it to lay out on the sweatshirt.

3.    Use a ruler to try and align the letters evenly.

4.     Iron on the letters according to the directions provided.  Mine simply directed me to press down for 15-20 seconds on the outside and inside of the sweatshirt.

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5.     Voila!  You have a super cute phrased sweatshirt that you can wear with anything!  I’m envisioning mine with a pencil skirt or a good pair of jeans and pumps on a casual day :-).  Hopefully over the next few days it’ll cool down enough for me to be able to wear it.

What do you think?  Is this a DIY that you think someone on your gift giving list will enjoy?

  • misha

    I will be doing this ! ♥♥♥

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  • http://odetofashion.blogspot.com Chilel Aissitou

    This is so easy. I am doing it next week as soon as I can get my hands on letters and grey sweater. I am so into DIY now and it is funny because I am so busy I do not have time for that. Anyway how fun it is to create things and see them come to life. ..Thank you!!!

  • http://poshxoxo.blogspot.com natasha

    What a great idea!

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  • http://thelifeoftano.blogspot.com/ Tanya

    I love this DIY. Girlie, keep them coming.

  • http://thefrugalistadiaries.blogspot.com megan, the frugalista diaries

    Cute! I did that DIY with tees a little ways back – so fun
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  • http://www.myvicariouslyfe.com Katrice

    I love it! Thank you for the idea. I’m going to make one. : )))
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