Natalie Chanin Upcycles T-Shirts For HBO

Natalie Chanin HBO shirt photo

Photo credit: STC Craft

No reruns in the fashion industry? Natalie "Alabama" Chanin might beg to differ. The designer and author was recently commissioned by HBO to create a special collection of one-of-a-kind, limited-edition tees recycled using HBO-branded apparel from shows like The Sopranos, Entourage, and Sex and the City.

"Alabama Chanin for HBO," which includes men's and women's T-shirts that have been embellished with hand-stitching, embroidery, and appliqués, will be available at the HBO Shop in New York City starting April 8.

Click below the fold for more designs, plus details on how to win the T-shirt pictured above and an STC Craft book of your choice.

Natalie Chanin HBO shirt photo

Photo credit: STC Craft
To enter, go to from now until noon EST on April 7, and leave a message in the Comments section with the following information:

--Tell us about a craft project you are planning to make, are currently working on, or have recently completed.

--Tell us the title of the STC Craft book that you would like us to send you along with the T-shirt above if your name is selected? (To see our online catalog, click here. To see galleries of images from many of our books, including Alabama Stitch Book, click on the titles you're interested in at right.)

--Optional: Tell us the name of your favorite HBO show.

On April 8, one person will be picked at random from the list of responses to receive the T-shirt shown above (a woman's size medium) and the book requested.

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