Friday, September 8, 2006

Are You Ready for Some Football???

It's that time of year again ... high school football and parent tee shirts. Unfortunately for all the other moms, the tee shirts only come in male sizes and fit. Fortunately for me, I can change that.
Here's this year's installment of Football Tee Shirt Re-Make. I made this one longer overall and wider in the shoulders than my usual because I'm expecting residual shrinkage. (Cheap jersey!) I replaced the white rib at the neckline with navy, and I love the new contrast.

This year's bling:

As we were serving the team meal today (one of my Team Mom duties), one of the coaches asked if he could still order some tees, one for him and one for his wife (tee shirt sales are another of my duties). I told him I wasn't sure but I'd check with the supplier. I asked what sizes/styles he'd need. He looked at me and said, "One of those for my wife and a long-sleeved for me." Oops. Sorry Coach. :-)

If you'd like to see previous years' remakes and a mini tutorial on the remaking, click here.

Now I'm OUTTA HERE as it's Friday night and the game starts soon. Unfortunately, it's going to be the second night in a row for a totally rainy game. Son #2 played last night and we all got HOSED! Tonight we're going prepared -- the rain ponchos are already in the car.



  1. Love the bling! You know every mother is going to ask where you got it.

  2. Very nice job on the shirts. Very kind of you to post a tutorial. I can see myself doing lots of those as my kids get older. Boy do I hate those plain boxy Ts.

    I do have a question though. How do you get such a nice curved hem on the bottom. I generally have trouble with my deep hems on a curve becoming kind of twisted.

  3. Becky,
    I just carefully press the hem up with steam to shape where it needs some extra help.

  4. Debbie, you make\reconstruct the best t-shirts! I love the bling, too!

  5. You go Debbie, great job! As usual. You are such an inspiration.

  6. Debbie,

    I just stumbled across your blog and am enjoying it so much! One thing, this is the post that brought me here intially, and it's the only one that the photos don't work :( (or the original one you linked too). Any help would be appreciated. Thanks for the great blog.

  7. Kelly, I think I've fixed all the links. Sorry about that. :-)


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