I haven't sewn for ages (about 5-7 years) but I recently decided to start up again. I started on Saturday making a dress, and I made another one on Sunday. I think they turned out really good, though the craftsmanship is loads better on the second one (the first was more of a practice dress than anything). For the first one I used a yellow ComFest shirt (it's like a hippie festival thingy...in Columbus...but I didn't go there myself, a few of my siblings did) and I also used some purplish fabric I found in my attic, and two cute yellow buttons.
I messed up a bit on the top part (too tight) and a bit on the skirt (too loose) =P
The next dress I made out of a red Nintendo shirt I found at Goodwill, some zebra fabric, red lace, and two red buttons. After I had made the dress my boyfriend got upset because we couldn't match anymore (he has the same red Nintendo shirt), but I consoled him a bit, saying we could still match only I'd be a bit more girly. I should convince him to buy zebra "cigarette" pants =P . Well, enough jibba jabba, here be muh dress yo.
oooo, Converse =P
YAY! I hope you like them =) . Oh, and be gentle, I've never reconstructed shirts/made a dress before.