☆ First Kawaii D.I.Y. Giveaway! ☆

EDIT: Congratulations Patricia for winning this DIY kit!! ^^v Thank you everyone who joined! Sensei is happy, haha~

It has been almost a month for Kawaii D.I.Y. and I can't thank you guys enough for the support you've given to me! Even though Kawaii D.I.Y. is just new, I feel like I've attained a huge goal because of your feedback regarding my tutorials.

And to express my gratitude, I will be giving away a lovely DIY kit hand-picked by yours truly. Yayyy~ ^^v☆

   

Kawaii overdose!

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☆ Make Your Own Cute Graphic Shirt Using Iron-on Transfer Papers! ☆

How about turning your old white tee to something more interesting like a DIY graphic shirt? You don't need to have your design printed somewhere expensive + sometimes, fabric pens are too tacky to use.. >_< Whenever I need a customized shirt for a presentation (back in college), I would use iron-on transfer sheets to make personalized shirts.

Now you can proudly tell people (when they ask you about your shirt) that it is your design!

 

Let's Start!

First, you need iron-on transfer papers. I suggest getting an A4 size if you want a huge print on your DIY shirt. You can print many designs in one page then just cut those out separately to save the paper.

You can buy iron-on transfers in eBay, amazon, stationary stores / bookstores..

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DIY Schoolgirl Bow Tie

Last night, I rediscovered a yard of satin cloth (from a recycled dress) and thought that I should make something out of it...

.... and this was the result:

DIY schoolgirl bow tie!

You can wear this using just a plain collared shirt + cardigan for an instant preppy x lolita look!

For this tutorial, I will suggest that you use a sewing machine (since satin is sometimes too flimsy).

But then again, you can just use a needle & thread.

Then get a ribbon since you will use this to hang the schoolgirl bow tie around your neck.

 

Hajimemashou! Let's start!

Cut a rectangular strip of satin cloth. My satin cloth has creases so it's hard to cut without following the lines.

Just estimate how long you want it to be. The actual size of the bow is around the half of this.

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