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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Modified Mickey Mouse Sweatshirt on: September 22, 2012 06:56:35 PM


I found this little treasure in the little boy's section of my local thrift shop.  It fit pretty snugly, but I felt like I was choking from the tiny neck opening so I chopped it off so it hangs off the shoulders.  There's two rows of topstitching just around the neckline, a detachable bow brooch which I crafted out of some leftover fabric I had used for my pillowcases here and padded it with the fabric from the hoodie I chopped off.  I also added a few studs to the bottom right along the seam, just because I felt like it.



This was a really quick and easy project, and what's great is that the fabric doesn't fray so it can be left unfinished/raw.
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Secret Garden altered scrap dress on: September 22, 2012 06:36:24 PM
What a beautiful dress! It's very whimsical and fairy-like Smiley
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: [REFASHIONED] Capri pants made cooler for warmer weather on: September 08, 2011 10:08:53 PM
Thanks Smiley I just cut a straight line across the leg for the shorts, then cut off the seams and cuff from the legs. This left me with 2 rectangles which fit perfectly around my belly, and the other 2 pieces I shaped into 2 long trapezoid-like shapes for the bust. I made a quick sketch of what I did.. hope that helps!

4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / [REFASHIONED] Capri pants made cooler for warmer weather on: September 08, 2011 05:01:58 PM
Hi everyone! I've got another refashion up for you! This used to be a pair of capri pants that I found. But lately it has been way too hot for this kind of clothing, so I decided to cut them into shorts, and I turned the leftover fabric into a halter top. Now I can stay a little cooler while lounging around the house Smiley



Before picture and other refashions can be found on my blog!
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / [REFASHIONED] Long Outdated Dress Gets Fun & Flirty Makeover on: September 04, 2011 11:19:39 AM
Here's what it used to look like:



And after the makeover:



Thanks for looking!
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: band tee dress/tops (cannibal corpse, the germs, cattle decapitation) on: August 02, 2011 08:41:42 PM
My favorite is the last one with the red striped ruffles at the bottom! I love your hair btw Smiley
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: [REFASHIONED] Floral bedsheet to off-the-shoulder dress with matching purse on: August 01, 2011 06:26:15 PM
Nope, I pretty much just guestimated using my measurements.  It's stretchy, so I figured the measurements don't need to be exact anyway Smiley
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / [REFASHIONED] Floral bedsheet to off-the-shoulder dress with matching purse on: August 01, 2011 05:55:18 PM


I finally finished my yellow floral dress this afternoon Smiley The waist is elasticized as well as the shoulder which is designed to sit off the shoulders.  I paired it with a belt I picked up from the thrift store and the denim purse I finished yesterday.
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Has anyone come across a pattern or made a dress like this before? on: August 01, 2011 05:07:45 PM
I've made a couple of dresses similar to the top on the right.  Very simple construction and you can pretty much whip one up in a couple of hours without the use of a pattern. Smiley
10  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Sweetheart Shrug on: August 01, 2011 08:57:19 AM
This is so adorable! I sooo want one for myself now Smiley
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