365 Days of T-Shirts: Day 3 – Threadless Punk Rock Cock Throw Pillow

Don’t get me wrong, I love each of my Threadless tees. However, my Punk Rock Cock T-Shirt suffered from a stretched out collar. As such, it wasn’t so great for wearing anymore. So it sat, unsued, in my drawer for a long time. That was until I came up with the idea to turn Aled Lewis’ classic tee into a one-of-a-kind Threadless throw pillow.

Although I came up with the idea, I have to say thank you to my mom for having the know how to actually make it into a tangible product. Thanks mom!

Having said that, the pillow is super comfy and very stylish – I Love It! I should also note that screen printed tag from the T-Shirt is sewn on to the back of the pillow (I thought that would be cool). We were originally going to use the entire T-Shirt for the pillow cover (minus the green), but the punk rock cock graphic was situated in such a way that it would have been impossible to cut a perfect square without the cock being off-center. So instead, we decided to cut a tight square around the cock and then use green fabric for the rest of the pillow. Doing this added a nice border around the front graphic.

Day 3: Custom Punk Rock Cock Throw Pillow

Materials:

  1. Used Punk Rock Cock T-Shirt ($20)
  2. 16-inch Polyester All-Purpose Zipper – Natural Creme Color ($1.68)
  3. 16″ X 16″ Pillow Insert ($6.37)
  4. White Thread
  5. Scissors
  6. Pins
  7. Ruler
  8. Pencil
  9. Sewing Machine
  10. Mom that knows how to sew

This throw pillow was inspired by Punk Rock Cock by Aled Lewis.

How many of you would be interested in purchasing this pillow? Or maybe would be interested in having a custom Threadless pillow made especially for you for a nominal fee (i.e. you choose a Threadless tee and then I buy it, make it and then ship it to you)? Comment and let me know!

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Wardrobe Army Apparel by The Salvation Army and James White

The Salvation Army is one of those honorable organizations that is well known simply for doing good things for good people.

The Salvation Army was recently named by the United Nations as the “lead agency” responsible for well-being of an estimated 20,000 earthquake survivors. The organization will continue to serve those survivors while coordinating with other agencies and planning its long-term recovery for the country.

It’s likely that there is a Salvation Army in your neighborhood, providing a helping hand to those that need it the most. The Salvation Army thrift stores have been a long time hot spot for money pinchers and hipsters alike, looking for unique pieces to add to their wardrobe for cheap.

Now, the Army is taking things a step further. They have hooked up with artist James White to create a one-of-a-kind apparel company with the aim of helping the less fortunate. 100% of the proceeds from each shirt sold from the Wardobe Army Apparel line will go to helping a specific cause. Such cause included the Pakistan and Haiti relief efforts, as well as with helping specific neighborhoods like the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C.

Each shirt is priced at $20 and is available now from Wardrobe Army Apparel by The Salvation Army.

Wardrobe Army Apparel

Wardrobe Army Apparel

Wardrobe Army Apparel

robotRock by Chop Shop

Most geeks that you meet will probably admit to being fans of robots. And why not? Robots are representative of the technical advancements that we wish we had, and, well, they’re just cool to see, imagine, build, etc. As an 80’s kid I grew up watching Transformers and Voltron, and in the 90’s I admittedly watched The Power Rangers series. There’s just something so innately appealing about robots for tech geeks like myself. 

But enough reminiscing, here’s a tee from the guys over at the Chop Shop. It’s their newest tee and it’s called robotRock. I love the image, but not so sure of the Japanese text – can anyone translate? The tee is available in three different colors: olive, dark chocolate and black. You can pick one up today from Chop Shop for just $20.00 but remember to use the coupon code “cotygun” for 15% off of your next order at the Chop Shop! And, seriously, does anyone know what the Japanese text means?!

robotRock by Chop Shop

Assault Shirts New Shirts and New Look

Our friends over at Assault Shirts has been going through some changes – they’ve got a new look and have some new tees available now at their online store. If you’re not familiar with Assault Shirts then I definitely suggest that you go and take a look, especially if you’re into the rock music scene. 

Assault Shirts specializes in designing tees for people that love to play and make music. They’ve got tons of product images showing various indie bands wearing their tees. They also feature a different band every month with this months bad being Seven Day Sonnet. 

What’s even better is that Assault Shirts is having a humungous sale and tees are currently available from $11.99 to $16.99! Assault Shirts are printed on American Apparel tees. 

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