That night, while trying to fall asleep, I got the idea to do reverse applique eyes on tshirts for the boys. Once that thought popped into my head, then I REALLY couldn’t sleep. That creative adrenaline was flowing through my veins at incredible strength and force (which is why you should never think of these things at bedtime).
The next day I was on a mission to make eyes, despite my list of more important things to do. I searched through the kid’s clothing for stained and usable Ts. Two green and one white. I cut the white one into twelve 3×4 squares and drew eye shapes with a pencil and painted eyeballs in the center with Tulip Soft fabric paint.
Once dry, I used the reverse applique technique to sew them on.
I left more of an eyelid excess on I-guy’s shirt. I love the creepy “look”. And don’t forget the one eye on the back so you can see what’s behind you. Especially important around Halloween time.
You can watch me make them on The Martha Stewart Show by clicking this link! Check it out!