Striped shirt closed

It’s a prim and proper shirt for the man in your life!  Isn’t it cute?  It’s not hard to make at all.  And wait till you see what happens…

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The little card pull right out from the inside of the shirt.   Is this adorable or what??  I got the idea from my fellow Pal Amy Hoptay.  She displayed it on our Pal’s Blog Hop earlier this month and immediately I knew I wanted to try it!!  Here’s a link to Amy’s card so you can see what she did.

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You start with a piece of Designer Series Paper (this is from the Lullaby DSP) cut 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″.  Score it lengthwise at 2-1/8″ from each end.  Fold the ends together to the center and you have your shirt ~ almost 🙂  Adhere the sides of the shirt to the back of the paper at the very bottom only.  I used Fast Fuse to hold it tight.  Fold back your flaps to form the collars of the shirt.  I used Mini Glue Dots to hold the flaps down.

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For the inner card that pulls out, use a piece of card stock (in this case I used Lost Lagoon).  I think I cut this at 4″ x 4-1/2″.  Give it a test to make sure it slides down into the shirt.  Stamp your sentiment on a piece of Whisper White card stock 3-3/4″ x 4-1/4″ and adhere it to the other sheet.  The bow is made from our new wonderful Bow Builder Punch and stock on the collar with Mini Glue Dots.  Put a few coordinating buttons on the shirt and there you go, a great guy card!

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