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KungFuGirlfriend
« on: March 18, 2007 09:39:54 PM »

Quite a while back I bought this olive green jersey knit fabric from joanne's for about 3 bucks. I finally took the plunge and made something with it. It had originally started out life as a cardigan, but I decided with summer coming up that I really wasn't going to be needing a cardigan nor will I be doing any layering (Indiana has incredibly humid summers!). It has a scoop neckline with some small gathering around it, the sleeves have armbands, there is a band around the bottom and there is an insert right down the middle with side pockets. Sorry for the bad pics, my apartment has terrible lighting, I had to stand on a chair in the bathroom to get any decent pictures, and my camera seems to be on it's last leg. Anyway, on to the pics!

Side, notice pockets
http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j250/KungFuGirlfriend/shirt1002.jpg

Front
http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j250/KungFuGirlfriend/shirt1003.jpg

I'm not sure if I like it yet or not. I still need to trim some seams and press them flat. There are a few mistakes, some weird puckering on the back of one of the sleeves, which makes me kind of hesitant to wear it out of the house.
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ultimate_sacrifice
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2007 09:54:25 PM »

That's really pretty. I like the color and the design! Did you use a pattern! I like it! I also like those pockets. I continue to think that all clothes should have pockets!
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KungFuGirlfriend
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2007 10:02:50 PM »

Oh, I forgot to add that I didn't use a pattern, I just used an old fitted tee and traced it for the body of the shirt, and traced one of the sleeves to get the sleeve shape right.
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SakanaSea
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2007 10:19:19 PM »

 I think it's very pretty. I love the color, and the side pockets are awesome. Very good, especially since you didn't use a pattern. And please don't let a couple tiny mistakes scare you away from wearing it out... they just make it special Grin
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« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2007 10:27:36 PM »

It looks great. And trust me, nobody will ever notice teeny mistakes like that.

You're your own worst critic, remember that!
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« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2007 10:32:29 PM »

as much as i stare at it i can't seem to see what's wrong
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it looks great on u!   Cheesy
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thragegarden
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2007 06:13:40 AM »

Amen on the Indiana summers!!! No layering!
T-shirt is super cute!  I love making t's.
Pockets and seams in front are very very cute and flattering!
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« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2007 06:45:08 AM »

I think it looks perfect!
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« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2007 08:01:17 PM »

a very cute top. i love the color too.
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