I decided to make myself a very subtle Valentine’s sweatshirt that I could wear anytime of the year without it screaming holiday attire.
I loved the idea of the butterflies looking and moving like real butterflies, so I didn’t want them to be fully attached or ironed on. I wanted the wings to have lots of movement.
– Sweatshirt or tee – Knit fabric – Cricut Maker – Interfacing – Snaps and snap tool – Sewing supplies
Gather all your supplies. Cut out all your butterflies. I cut 3 inch butterflies from the dark gray French terry, rib knit, and lace.
I cut 2 inch butterflies from the striped jersey. I cut ten to twenty butterflies of each color. I created a free public file of my butterflies on Design Space that you can use.
It’s basically four different colors and layers of butterflies. 3 of the butterfly layers are the same size and 1 layer is smaller with more butterflies.