T-Shirt Applique ~ Tractor

Its a homemade Christmas chez moi this year. I’ll be posting lots of t-shirt gifts in the next few weeks.
Here is the first t-shirt project.
☆I have never appliqued before so any advice would be warmly welcome. I am unsure how to bond/adhere fabric to fabric (wonderweb/fabric glue/simply sewing?).☆

Okay so here goes for tractor t-shirts:

Challenge: moderate to easy depending on your confidence with a sewing machine.

Time: 1 and a half hours [it’s always hard to tell as I’m usually doing a couple of things at once. I need to start putting on a timer!].

Equipment:
→ T-shirts
→ Felt [Tiger have packs of 5 sheets for £ 1 at the moment]
→ Thread the colour of your felt
→ Buttons
→ Pins
→ Scissors [fabric and paper]
→ Paper
→ Pencil

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1. Draw a tractor that fits your t-shirt. Cut out design.

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2. Pin design to felt. Cut out.

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3. Pin felt design to t-shirt and sew carefully around the edges of your felt design.

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4. Remove pins and admire handywork

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5. Sew buttons to tractor wheels.

Tip
Remember to keep checking that the back of the t-shirt doesn’t get caught whilst stitching. You don’t want to sew the front and back together!

♡ Share the love♡
Show me your designs and finished products. Plus any advice on applique skills and techniques.

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