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The T-shirt contest has inspired me to make this t-shirt for my grandson who loves this song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3bkmD-70e4 .  He thought the picture of the raven was awesome.  I could not buy a t-shirt like the logo of this group so I made a practice one.  I am happy with the results and will be trying different methods until I find the perfect design and application.  I did not know how to go about making it and was concerned about all the details of the raven.  I have more to add to the shirt I will be sending him for Christmas but was so impressed with this one I thought I would share it here on Instructables.  
 
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Step 1: Materials list

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1 T-shirt
1 Pattern
1 Fabric slightly larger than pattern 
Iron on inner facing  
1 Matching thread
1 Small button
Pins
Sewing needle
Sewing machine with zigzag stitch
Scissors




Step 2: Pattern

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Copy pattern: Please note:  Don't cut the black fabric yet.  

Step 3: Iron On Inner Facing

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Iron the interfacing:
  • Iron the interfacing to the black fabric on the wrong side.  
  • I laid another piece of fabric over the top so the iron would not stick.

Step 4: Pinning The Pattern

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Pinning the pattern:
  • Pin the raven pattern to the black fabric and cut it out. 

Step 5: Sewing The Raven

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Layout:
  • Lay the raven over the t-shirt where you want it.
  • Pin it to the shirt.
  • Carefully stitch all the way around the shirt using a small zigzag stitch.  
  • Remove from the sewing machine and trim all loose threads.

Step 6: Button

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Button:
  • Place the button where you think it should go.
  • Sew it to the raven.

Step 7: Sunshiine's Final Thoughts

I enjoyed making this and I am looking forward to making another one with a window and a string!  

Thank you for stopping by and please have a great Thanksgiving Day!  
Sunshiine