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Topic: T-shirt: E. Gorey XL made into lace-back boatneck babydoll!  (Read 2378 times)
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« on: March 17, 2008 11:16:39 AM »

Using the idea from Generation T by Megan Nicolay, I transformed my HUGE but beloved Edward Gorey bat Tshirt into something I'll actually wear! I'm very pleased with how it turned out. I wonder if there isn't something I can do to make the sleeves area cooler, I'm very willing to take suggestions on that! But here are the pics:











I had to bring in the sides quite a bit, so I was starting with a tshirt that actually fit me, then I cut out a boat neck, then cut the back out, snipped holes up the sides, and threaded the ties through, I made them by cutting 1" strips from the bottom of the tshirt and then stretching them gently, which causes the fabric to curl into nice little ropes. Then I snipped off the sleeves, and viola!  Hope you like!

I also talk about it on my blog:
http://guildmistress.wordpress.com/2008/03/12/reconstructed-t-shirt-corset-like-lace-up-gorey-tshirt/
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« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2008 11:22:45 AM »

Cute! Love the back, that's awesome! Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2008 12:24:02 PM »

Abso-frickin-lutely adorable! I would go cut up a t-shirt right now, but alas, I gots ta wear the bra. Think it would look a bit funky with a bra strap cutting right through the middle....
Looks great on you, though!
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« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2008 05:24:14 PM »

Love it.

(Gashlycrumb Tinies rule. Go E. Gorey)
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« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2008 07:13:42 PM »

i have the Gashlycrumb Tinies poster in my apartment!   the style fits the image so well.  very cute!
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