My previous co-workers (on & off for the past 12 years) & good friends have been keeping me busy by asking me to embroider the "Chuy's" name on their shirts they bring me from home. The girls tend to not like wearing the standard Chuy's T-shirts & are allowed to embellish their own shirts. Which, leaves me. It started off with me going back to work at my old store in September & decided I didn't want to buy new Chuy's shirts, so I went & scoured clearance racks for V-neck shirts to embellish. This was one of my first creations.
It started as a plain green shirt, but I "somehow" got grease on it (that wouldn't come out!!) the FIRST time I wore it!! So, I decided to try something I saw on TV. I made a foam stencil of a butterfly & a flower, sprayed a mixture of bleach & water over the stencils. My homemade "bleach tie dye". After washing, I noticed the grease was STILL noticable. So, I decided to take colored Sharpie pens & draw swirls over the spot!
So, after wearing my own creations at work, the crafty fire has spread! I have embroidered shirts for 3 other employees & just got an order for my 4th!! $5 a shirt isn't bad! :)
I charged Jenni $7 per shirt because she let me add designs! :)
I even did a few tank tops!
So, even though I'm officially off work, preparing for Justin to come, I'm still working. But, it's the kind of work I LOVE to do!!