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Topic: hurricane fay finally forced me to stop lurking (neat nautical shorts)  (Read 2703 times)
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« on: August 22, 2008 11:04:26 AM »

And im not even sure if this belongs here, its not much of a recon... but anyway. sometime at the beginning of summer i found these merona shorts at target: they were terribly boring but somehow they seemed like they had nautical potential that i liked.

and i didnt post it till now bc ive been lazy and as of today ive been stuck inside for 3 days listening to the wind try to make trees come inside my house.

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boring buttons:


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left pocket detail (sorry its upside down i cant figure out how to fix it!:


right pocket detail (again, sorry):


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« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2008 11:18:36 AM »

Great job!  I always say I'm going to do something like this, but never really follow thru!  You make me want to go pick up my embroidery floss and start stitching!
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« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2008 12:25:57 PM »

What a great transformation. I love someone who crafts through a storm!
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« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2008 03:46:31 PM »

That looks really cute! Good job.
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« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2008 04:43:01 PM »

Those are so lovely! I have such a hard time finding shorts long enough, but not too long. I probably will have to follow your lead and make my own.
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« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2008 05:10:38 PM »

Small changes, but they make the shorts your own.  Smiley


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« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2008 09:15:47 PM »

that is so cute, nice job!
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« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2008 02:54:55 AM »

Awesome embroidery!!
I have never done embroidery before, but it gives a great look to these shorts, i may have to give it a go (still havent had the courage to do my own recon, i think ill start with something a bit easier!!)
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« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2008 06:36:57 AM »

really cute!
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« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2008 09:39:57 AM »

Very cute!  Cheesy
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