Strolling While Wearing a Fancy Hat by Melanie  Dooley

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I’m using some early 1800s French fashion plates I have to make t-shirt designs. They are original old hand painted images which should be framed and protected. But before I do that I want to bring them into the 21st century…on a t-shirt.

I will do a few in this series. Stay tuned.

I have no training in art or design – everything I do is from teaching myself. Most times it works, but sometimes it doesn’t. Every time it is fun and I’m still inspired to keep designing and making.

My first love is jewelry design but I occasionally find or create an image that I love enough to want to wear it or hang it on my wall – and that’s what you will see here on Red Bubble.

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  • Bec Schopen
    Bec Schopenabout 5 years ago


  • purelydecorative
    purelydecorativeabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous- so very Jane Austen!

  • aglaia b
    aglaia babout 5 years ago

    restoration of the old. such a delight.
    nice stuff melanie. ;-) xox

  • Adam Excell
    Adam Excellabout 5 years ago


  • laurenrabbit
    laurenrabbitabout 5 years ago

    Well done.

  • SusanSanford
    SusanSanfordabout 5 years ago

    Wot larks.

  • moguesy
    moguesyabout 5 years ago

    so clever!

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