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rissarox
« on: August 16, 2007 01:33:10 PM »

Okay, so here's the deal. I have tons of long sleeved shirts, just plain ones; and I have nooo idea what to do with them. They're in all sorts of colours, black, dark green, a rusty brown, white, yellow.. You guys have any ideas of what I could make out of them?? I haven't been able to find any old posts yet of things people have made out of them, so if you know of old posts, please write them here!!



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« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2007 04:07:02 PM »

learn how to stencil and make them interesting
keep at least a few intact to layer with tees
cut a lot of neat teeny slits in a tight one so you can wear a tank top underneath and it'll look cool

that's all I have for now.
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« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2007 02:00:55 PM »

thanks Smiley  ill keep that in mind, i just used one today to kind of make a tunic (i think thats what its called) i cut the stretchy part at the end of the sleeves and sewed it back on so its a short sleeve, and its got a hood, and its long. its so cute Smiley i just looked off of one i bought a few months ago and it turned out really good Smiley ill have to post it up on the reconstructed forum.

anyone else have any ideas? i mostly have turtle necks left now!
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« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2007 06:54:15 PM »

you could do a few recons.....

i made a few long sleeve shirts into babydoll tops, they worked pretty good.
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« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2007 12:35:10 PM »

Retouch the collars, detach and alter the sleeves. Make them 3/4 sleeved/cap sleeves/funky monkey sleeves. Perhaps follow the advice on printing something on them. Bleach them, rip 'em up. Create a baby sling and catapult babies into space?
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« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2007 09:39:48 PM »

awesome, thanks for the ideas.. anything more?  im sewin like a bat outta h*ll
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« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2007 09:45:20 PM »

you can sew 'em into tote-bags, lining them inside with random patterned cloth and stencil the plain side for the outside of the bag, and use the longsleeves for long straps...
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« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2007 05:50:50 PM »

I have recently discovered the magic of iron-ons.  Plaid has some iron-ons that are inexpensive and cool.  They're really easy to use--I recently put two birds on a shirt and they came out great.
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« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2007 06:34:46 PM »

Ohh, you guys gave me some good ideas Smiley  I have tons of those generic long sleeve shirts that have accumulated over the years that I never wear now.
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« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2007 09:36:34 PM »

killed two birds with one stone, as they would say. hah helped out more than one person! keep the ideers coming, i know you guys got em. ill post up stuff when i finish!!
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