Friday, June 17, 2011

Star spangled tank?

OOf, this week has gotten away from me! I have been very busy doing "house" stuff. Grocery shopping, filing a giant pile of paperwork that's been glaring at me for months, tidying up things (a rats nest of power cords and battery chargers for example) that have regrettably become part of my home decor. These things needed to be addressed, but ignoring all my crafty inclinations left me a little wild. Instead of working on any number of UFOs or starting on something that's been on my to-do list, I made this.

I've been wanting to do something for the 4th but I wanted it to be easy and quick so I might actually get it done on time this year. Inspiration struck today when I thought about all these boring white old navy tanks I have in combination with Dana's kick ass sprinkle technique. It came together over nap time. I put the tank on and marked the spots where I thought stars should go with safety pins. Then I just traced a couple of stars onto the tank with a fabric marker and sewed away. You can still see the fabric marker here. I couldn't wait to wash before I drug Bruce into the living room to take photos.

Easy-peasey! I think this tank will look smadorable with the red shorts I'm dying to make now that I have a working pattern. Keep your fingers crossed I manage to get those done in a reasonable amount of time.


  1. Very cute Bri! I should bring over my blah clothes and you can fancy them up!
    ~Cynthia P.

  2. Great job! Thank you for linking to Sew Woodsy last week! Keep on linking great projects!

  3. An excellent idea, and easy craft, and looks good too.