Yay, I successfully made my first reconstruction
I turned an oversized orange golf shirt (very comfy) into a hoodie, with the assistance of an old pair of black pants for the arms and a nike shirt for the hood. Thanks to Mezzi and her ridiculously easy to follow tutey.
Okay so here's the before, don't pay any attention the woman behind the orange shirt:
I wish I'd taken a piccy of the pants I used but I didn't. They were wide-legged and stretchy and thick, I cut the legs off and then each in half to make a nice big work area and made my arms from that. Instead of making a cuff from the original orange shirt pieces I just ended them at the hem of the pants, which worked out well. Without further adeu I present to you, my hoody!
I still may add pockets, and I'm thinking about getting an iron-on decal to put on one boob, or on the back since it's plain. But I may not, because I like the simplicity too. Oh! And one major problem was that I didn't even think
to check the zipper, and didn't notice until after I was done sewing it on that it doesn't detach at the bottom
It does suck because I can't wear it now with out having it zipped at least slightly. Does anyone know a way to alter it where the zipper is still usable too? I don't think there's a way, but thought I'd ask just the same
Hope you like, constructive critisicm always appreciated, I know I have to work on things, but I'm quite happy with my first attempt.