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Topic: Is this too hipster? who cares, it's cute.  (Read 10038 times)
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« on: August 21, 2007 11:19:37 AM »

This started as a men's XXXL  button down from the thrift. It all turned out really well because now I can wear really low-rise jeans and not have to worry about it because the shirt is so long haha  Wink. Anyway, enjoy

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« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2007 11:32:14 AM »

cute!  i like it Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2007 11:42:02 AM »

very cute I love the ripply sleeves; it looks like something from american eagle outfitters.  time to steal one of my brother's plaid shirts...
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« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2007 04:05:14 PM »

So cute!  I love the ruffled sleeves.  The melded manly/girly style is really clever.
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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2007 05:29:14 PM »

This is so adorable.  The ruffles are a nice touch.
Also, not too hipster at all.  Wink
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« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2007 05:41:22 AM »

I love this! Shall have to keep my eye out for a shirt - any tips on how you did it? Not sure I could figure it out the same
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« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2007 10:52:45 AM »

this is exactly what I want to do with a men's shirt that I have lying around. it looks great.
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« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2007 09:30:38 AM »

really easy. first, i cut off the sleeves and decided to deal with them later. then, i fitted the 'vest' to my body, but left the shirt the same length. i needed darts because there was just SO much fabric. then, i cut the sleeves short into  crescents (you can see the fabric is longest on TOP of my shoulder.) then i did big, constant pleats and just sewed the sleeves onto the little vest i had made earlier. it's so comfy you don't even know
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« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2007 03:44:29 PM »

i likes it a lot! Cheesy
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« Reply #9 on: August 26, 2007 08:52:09 PM »

Lovely!
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