Can’t wait to do this one!
I don’t know what it is about the styles of the fifties and sixties that captures my imagination so much. I love this era. The patterns, decor, music… how did it ever go out of fashion?!
Inspiration: Retro 1950s Starburst Pattern
I’ve already written a DIY post about how a 50s atomic print inspired me to use fabric paint to make a retro style T-shirt (read here). Recently, I thought I’d try another approach to replicating a 50s inspired print onto a plain t-shirt – this time simply using my sewing machine! Here’s how I did it.
What you’ll need
- A plain T-shirt
- Pastel coloured cotton off-cuts
- Fabric glue
- Black thread
What to do
- Cut a few circles from the pastel cotton. They don’t need to be perfect, just loose circles approximately 2-3 inches in diameter.
- Pin these to your T-shirt, well spaced…
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