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Topic: Shirt to waistcoat - simple, but I'm a newbie and really chuffed with it!!  (Read 5484 times)
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« Reply #20 on: April 22, 2008 01:31:45 AM »

Its lovely.  Wink Fantastic!!!
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« Reply #21 on: April 22, 2008 08:41:50 AM »

Great recon!
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« Reply #22 on: April 22, 2008 10:38:43 AM »

Thanks everyone!!

I always forget that English is different in different places....  'Chuffed' is a British word for proud.

I think it worked out so well as the shirt is made from quite thick, stretchy material (and it fitted well to begin with).  I'll definitely be looking out for similar shirts in charity shops from now on Smiley

As for how I did it, I literally cut it into roughly the shape I wanted and pinned and cut and pinned and cut til it looked how I wanted and then sewed it up!  Grin
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« Reply #23 on: April 22, 2008 11:24:14 AM »

what a great idea! I have a dress shirt in my closit with the same problem that i refuse to throw out because its such a great fabric, I'm definatly gonna try your idea to revive it!
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« Reply #24 on: April 24, 2008 02:48:47 AM »

Thank You! I think you may have just solved the problem I was having with my t-shirt to vest recon. I'm having the same boob area problem so I'm going to try what you did and see if it works.

Nice job on your vest. It looks really nice. Smiley
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« Reply #25 on: April 25, 2008 11:21:16 PM »

ah cute! i love it!
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« Reply #26 on: April 26, 2008 10:34:50 AM »

I love this!! It looks great on you!
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« Reply #27 on: April 26, 2008 03:03:55 PM »

omg. ive been looking to do something like that for quite sometime!
great job =]
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« Reply #28 on: May 04, 2008 12:02:51 PM »

This is fantastic! I've been wanting to make one of these, and now I can see how it's done. Just got to learn how to make darts. But seriously, well done!
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« Reply #29 on: May 04, 2008 07:10:20 PM »

stunning.  Grin
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