Use cheap felt to update a cheap sweatshirt into an awesome cold weather staple!
Do you want to update a cheapie sweatshirt into looking like something more? Are you into preppy style? You can update your comfy cold weather gear with two pieces of felt and some embroidery floss. Cheap and easy!
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Print your 2 of your letter that are the exact same size. Glue onto the non-waxy side of freezer paper.
Place the waxy side down and iron your letter onto felt and iron on, taking care to work quickly. Put a bit of heat and see if it is adhering - when working with felt it really won't take much. Do this for both of your felt colors.
FYI - I've been asked how I can get such neat cutouts when working with felt and this is my trick!
Now, I got confused when I cut my first letter, so use the guide above to help determine which lines to follow to cut. I know it seems silly but I really messed mine up and I'm still not sure how...
Use very sharp scissors and cut as many of the straight lines in a single snip if possible. Go behind and trim up any stray fibers or strange looking areas. Peel the freezer paper off when finished.
Use your fabric glue to adhere the letter to your shirt or pants. You may want to don the piece and pin the felt exactly where you want it to go. I didn't and mine is right over my left boob and it's kind of awkward looking.
If you prefer you can always stitch it to the shirt instead of glue. I didn't because I was worried that too many stitches would busy the letter up, but to each his own!
Allow the glue to cure prior to washing your item, but other than that, you are done!