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« on: December 04, 2007 04:46:51 PM »

So when my friend and I heard about this challenge we went to the thrift store and found this flannel shirt


We figured it was pretty ugly so I bought it.  I think it was like, 2 dollars.

Now it's this...


There are a few pintucks under the band, they're kinda hard to see though.

So that's it!  Let me know what you think please.  Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2007 05:13:45 PM »

Super cute, it fits you wonderfully. I love the waist band with the button. Cheesy Good job!
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« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2007 06:05:48 PM »

Now that is adorable....I love flannel shirts but the way you transformed that one is fabulous!
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« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2007 06:50:10 PM »

Wow you really transformed that shirt.  The babydoll top is soooo much better looking and you look great in it.
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« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2007 07:32:12 PM »

That's really adorable.
I actually almost bought a top kind of like that from delias (I think) but I did't want to spend $29.50 on it.
Maybe i'll try to make one...
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« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2007 09:59:07 PM »

OoooooOOOoooh!  So cute!  The empire waist is so flattering to the bust and tummy.  (Not that a tiny girl like you needs it, I was thinking of my own ehem... generous proportions.)  It looks great and the dark colors make a summer-style top fall/winter friendly.

Did you use buttons or a zipper in the back or sides?  Or is it a pullover that gets cinched with the button at the waist?

If you made this without buttons or a zipper, you will be my new hero, because only somewhat fitted things are flattering on me - yet I still lack the seamstress skills to construct zippers and button plackets.
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« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2007 04:09:30 AM »

so cute it looks very fall/ winter. props
that shirt before is definitley ugly. the collar makes me laugh
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« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2007 04:21:24 AM »

Very nice transformation!  The top looks great on you.
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« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2007 11:54:19 AM »


Did you use buttons or a zipper in the back or sides?  Or is it a pullover that gets cinched with the button at the waist?

If you made this without buttons or a zipper, you will be my new hero, because only somewhat fitted things are flattering on me - yet I still lack the seamstress skills to construct zippers and button plackets.

Actually there are not zippers or buttons.  It's a pullover that's a little looser in the back.  The button on the waist is just kinda there, I thought it looked pretty Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: December 05, 2007 12:25:07 PM »

Very cute. I'd wear it!  Cool
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