Easter is coming! It’s later than usual this year (April 16), but it will still be here before we know it. And in some (highly uncharacteristic) advance crafting, I actually whipped up a fun little Easter shirt for my son!
I had seen a few variations of these “hopster” Easter shirts while browsing Pinterest and I thought they were so clever and cute! (Get it…it’s like #HIPster, but since he’s a bunny with hipster glasses and a hipster mustache, it’s #HOPster…heh, heh.) So, I decided to make my own version of the design and slap it on a shirt for my 2 year old. It took me less than 30 minutes!
SUPPLIES I USED:
- Toddler Raglan Baseball Tee from Old Navy
- Flocked heat transfer material (see bottom of this post for a special promo and discount code!)
- My crafty BFF Silhouette Portrait
After I put together my #hopster design in Silhouette Studio, I mirrored my image and cut it using the flocked heat transfer material settings.
I love weeding flocked HTV – it’s so easy!
Then I placed the HTV on the shirt, put a thin cloth overtop, and ironed it on with high heat and lots of pressure.
A few minutes later, I had a super cute shirt…
…for my super cute kiddo ;-)
Of course, he wasn’t super excited about posing for pictures. Though he’s already got the “angst-filled” model look down pretty well!
Either way, I think he’s pretty adorable!
Do you have a cutie you’d like to make a #Hopster Easter shirt for? I’ve added this cut file to my Silhouette Cut File library – get instant access via the form below!
SILHOUETTE STARTER KIT PROMOTION
Now through March 15, Silhouette is running a pretty sweet deal on vinyl and heat transfer starter kits – you can grab them for just $23.99, which is a whopping 40% off!
Each kit includes the tools and materials you need to get started crafting up your first several vinyl or heat transfer projects…plus an idea booklet and instruction guide and a download card that unlocks new designs. Way back when I was a Silhouette newbie, I used both of these kits to dip my toe in the world of vinyl…and the rest, as they say, is history! ;-)
These starter kits are PERFECT for beginners, whether you’ve had your Silhouette for years and just never tried out these materials, or if you’re brand new to the machine and can’t wait to get started with some vinyl projects! They make terrific gifts, too. So hurry over and grab one – or both – of these great kits before this promo expires on March 15. Don’t forget to use my discount code, UNORIGINAL, at checkout to unlock the special sale price! Click here to browse the starter kits.
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