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what i do in my spare time to make some pocket money...

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i thought ide take some progression pics of how i make up my jewelled t-shirt designs........

i dont think folk realise how long the process actually is ha ha

and all done for £12 !

firstly i print off the lettering i need for the t-shirt onto plain A4 paper

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then i reverse the paper and place onto a peice of wood and mark dots onto the paper where i want the stones to go...

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next i use a special transfer pen...for dark fabrics and leave the gel liquid on top of the marks made with my pen.

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the paper is then carefully placed onto the t-shirt and i measure to make sure its where i want it and that its level...and ironed with hot iron without steam.

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after approx 30 seconds i can peel back the paper to reveal the dots ive ironed on.

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then a cuppa before the real work begins ha ha

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get out all the things i will need...hot iron, tweezers, stones and make sure i have my glasses on lol

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my trusty peice of wood in placed inside the t-shirt..to give me a flat surface and also to protect me as my hot iron is 400 degrees... each stone is placed on individually and the hot iron is applied to each stone for 5-10 seconds to melt the special glue that is on the back of each stone, this can be back breaking work...

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and thats all there is to it....pmsl...3-4 hours approx per t-shirt....

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That is fvcking awesome. Most of my shirts are like that and each one sets me back close to $200!

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Now if i payed you decently of course would you make up a custom tank top for me?

Tank tops with that style are near impossible for me to get!

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Impressive work all for £12! Bargain

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Avril, love the shirt, can I have one please:)

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ive got a couple of the lads going to nabba scotland with jewelled t-shirts on...gets them noticed too.

i started doing this cos i came across a company that added stones to t-shirts and charged approx £1 "per letter"...

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Now if i payed you decently of course would you make up a custom tank top for me?

Tank tops with that style are near impossible for me to get!

what do you class as a tank top? do you mean a sleeveless t-shirt?

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They look really great! Wouldn't suit my own plain boring style though.

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Very impressive Avril, its refreshing to see an original hobbie outside of the gym......

And if you can make a couple of quid from it then who are you to argue LOL

GHS

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Do you sell these online? Impressive work!

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what do you class as a tank top? do you mean a sleeveless t-shirt?

Yes sleeveless but the shoulders are narrower like the one that says Lauren so it shows off the traps:)

Like this 008-1.jpg

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i can add any lettering, cos each stud is added one at a time.... as long as i dont infringe copywrite...

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Do you sell these online? Impressive work!

i dont sell on line...i just wait till someone contacts me with what they want and i make it up for them and post it....its only been members from my site that has wanted anything made.

as i said in beginning..each top takes 3-4 hours to make.(the smaller amount of lettering is quicker).so i dont wanna go mad and try to do something on ebay...i wouldnt have enough time in the day ha ha

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Very crafty Avril. You are always full of sparkle

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Yes sleeveless but the shoulders are narrower like the one that says Lauren so it shows off the traps:)

Like this 008-1.jpg

Damn that guys ugly:lol::lol:

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Very impressive Avril, its refreshing to see an original hobbie outside of the gym......

And if you can make a couple of quid from it then who are you to argue LOL

GHS

i make very little ha ha t-shirts cost me £2 approx from primark...plus few pence for petrol to get them...plus £1-£1.50 for the stones....i make about £8 for the 3-4 hours but its something and that £8 pays for me to get more stones or get a nice bra once a month ha ha

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Damn that guys ugly:lol::lol:

Erm:confused1: i googled muscle model stud and this popped up:lol:

I would have no problem paying 50 quid along with postage for a custom tank...

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i make very little ha ha t-shirts cost me £2 approx from primark...plus few pence for petrol to get them...plus £1-£1.50 for the stones....i make about £8 for the 3-4 hours but its something and that £8 pays for me to get more stones or get a nice bra once a month ha ha

You should charge a little more then :lol:

20 quid a pop would still sell IMO :D

GHS

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hey they are really cool!! nice one :-)

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con...thats what ide call a vest...yes i can do something for you...just pm me with colour choice, your size and what you want on it and i will see what i can do...finding the right vest will be the tricky bit....

or if you have the vests already you can send them to me and i will decorate for you...vest...boxers...whatever you want.

xxxxxx

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Avril, employ some Poles:rolleyes:

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Damn that guys ugly:lol::lol:

i thought he looked gorgeous....

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Yeah I agree they would fetch far more than £12! I'd pay decent money if it was custom. I back Con's idea. A nice tank top to show of the guns! ;)

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con...thats what ide call a vest...yes i can do something for you...just pm me with colour choice, your size and what you want on it and i will see what i can do...finding the right vest will be the tricky bit....

or if you have the vests already you can send them to me and i will decorate for you...vest...boxers...whatever you want.

xxxxxx

Do you do super super super small, I may get JW one for his birthday:D

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