My sister in law, Julie, loves photography about as much as I do. When I was thinking about making a gift for my new niece, I thought it would be fun to incorporate the camera and indoctrinate the young one early;) I don’t do much with iron on transfers, and I know there are other options to do this (silhouette that I don’t have?) but this was pretty quick and easy. Hobby lobby had the transfer paper and the onesie. I got some fabric from my stash, and once I figured out how to invert the camera images like a mirror (in photoshop: IMAGE -> rotate canvas -> flip canvas horizontal), it was painless. Rotating is important because iron on’s are put on backwards. Though this is a baby onesie below, this can be done on any shirt as a gift for any photography lover (or yourself). I have a camera/strap shirt I got at Target years ago (seen in this what I wore Wednesday post last spring) and everyone smiles when I wear it because…well…they know I like to take pictures;)
I also wanted to put a fun “camera strap” on, because its all the rage in photography now, dontcha know?
Though my sis in law shoots with a Canon camera, her last name is actually Cannon with 2 “n’s” so I made a play on words and put 2 “n’s” on this camera. Oh, and I just had a free photoshop brush with a camera that I used. Any picture would do though.
Ironed it on, and started peeling it off…
Then, I just hand stitched my fabric in a few spots. You can also iron that on if desired. I braided the yellow part to make it look chord-like.
More handmade gift ideas here.
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