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« on: September 05, 2006 08:32:18 AM »

I made this shirt the morning before my high school reunion...from a square piece of fabric.

It looks great with my awesome fringed vest and jeans... Grin

~I used the width of the fabric to determine the size of my square...
~Fold it on the diagonal, then sew and cut out where the red lines are for sleeves.
~Cut a narrow triangle for the neck hole, be careful not to make it too wide because it pulls open farther than you think from the weight of the sleeves... Wink
~Make a facing for the neck hole using the piece you cut out for a pattern and sew it in...then hem the bottom and sleeves.

I cut a bit off the ends of the sleeves so they weren't so pointy and long.
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« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2006 08:41:48 AM »

 That's one beautiful shirt!   I would love to know if you made this from a pattern ?
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2006 08:56:19 AM »

super cute  love the vest with it.

looks like (from the pic) it would be cute with a belt around it also

you can dress it up or dress it down with some jeans
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« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2006 10:05:44 AM »

Any chance of a tutorial for this? I would love to add something like this to my fall wardrobe. It has really nice lines and the shape is something i usually like to wear. thanks


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« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2006 11:56:06 AM »

That's lovely, so simple, yet so elegant too. Very clean lines, and so professional looking Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2006 12:01:32 PM »

I really like this shirt.  It looks like it would be very flowy when worn.  It is almost like a blank canvas - you could do so much with it, or others that you made like it.  You could dye it, or embroider it, or anything really.  It's neato keen!

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« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2006 01:47:21 PM »

yes do tell how you made it! i't lovely!

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« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2006 01:51:56 PM »

I love it! It looks like a style you could do a lot with. And, though I think I may have an idea of how it could be done, I would love to know how you made the sleeves in there.

« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2006 03:40:29 PM »

Thanks for the comments!  Cheesy I'll put up a little tut after I draw a picture in good ol' MS Paint...haha
« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2006 05:05:46 PM »

Thanks for making a tut, it is really nice. How did the reunion go?
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