Inspired by LBB

There are a few bloggers out there that I subscribe to and frequent. Lil’ Blue Boo  is one of them. Not only does she create upcycled dresses and children’s clothing that I adore, she also lists some really amazing tutorials! Her latest one featuring a DIY belt of the longitude/latitude coordinates of her was fantastic and I was dying to try it! Of all the projects I take on, belts never occurred to me and I wear one almost every day!

“D” rings and belt strap

Very little sewing…

Sewing the "D" rings on

Transfer paper… Just a note – make sure you use GOOD transfer paper for a project like this. I used some inexpensive transfer paper that I had on hand, and I don’t like the results of it. I will definitely try a different kind in the future. Also, make sure to change your settings to mirror image when you print out your design to avoid wasting a sheet.

After ironing on the transfer

My finished results (after sealing it)…

Really fun!

It didn’t take long at all. Check out Lil’ Blue Boo’s original post here  to see the original tutorial.
Once I have a better transfer paper, I think I will attempt this project again. It was inexpensive and easy to make.


About palaciosamantha
I'm a Social Media Manager for a large home decor company who enjoys staying current in trends in both the fashion and home industries. I have a passion for writing, art journaling, expressive painting, and photography. My greatest loves are my two children.

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