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Topic: fix for a too small tshirt, or <ahem> sweaty armpits  (Read 408745 times)
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« Reply #80 on: April 16, 2010 10:40:09 AM »

I've had the same problem with those Michael's shirts.  They just aren't very stretchy and they shrink.  Perfect solution...thanks!
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« Reply #81 on: May 20, 2010 12:12:44 PM »

I've had this in my favorites for quite some time now.  Being rather um... Rubenesque... I have a hard time finding really cute tshirts (the ones with the snarky sayings LOL) that fit right.  I have a whole collection I've bought at the Sally simply because they're cute, thinking I'd do something with them.  Now I have something to do!

Of course, I forgot this idea when I was in NY and didn't buy one of the women's tshirts for Wicked because they were too small.  Doh!  I cannot brain today... I has the dumbs.
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« Reply #82 on: September 04, 2010 09:13:41 AM »

love this idea!! so easy...one of those "why didnt i think of that?"....and totally understand the pit thing...lol...'certain dry' from wally world is a life saver!
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« Reply #83 on: October 09, 2010 01:50:52 PM »

what an amazing idea! i would never of thought this possible! now I don't need to throw away my new t-shirts that turned out to be too small. thank you!!
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« Reply #84 on: October 10, 2010 10:43:24 AM »

Great idea! I'm defiantly doing this to a few of my shirts now.
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« Reply #85 on: October 11, 2010 07:21:03 AM »

I love the idea. Makes me wish I had a serger. Or a sewing machine. And maybe if the shirt is too short, you could also add a strip to the bottom in the same fabric to lengthen it. Gosh, I really want to try this.
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« Reply #86 on: October 26, 2010 06:54:35 AM »

I am painfully aware of the... unnecessary and constant issue in the underarms. I actually paid way way too much money getting botox to get rid of it (for a year...). As a rule, I don't ever, ever wear gray. It would be possible though with your idea- great post, great job!
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« Reply #87 on: December 01, 2010 10:02:57 PM »

I love the blue one, actually i love them both!!!
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« Reply #88 on: December 02, 2010 09:04:59 AM »

These look awesome - and I like your fabric choice.

My sister always tells me she'd love to wear tight tees but she can't because of the little stains that form under the armpit. I've never noticed them, but that's how she feels. And that fabric could make them invisible.

Cool idea.

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« Reply #89 on: January 09, 2011 10:53:30 PM »

I've bookmarked this in case I want to try this later... afraid the seams would be uncomfortable for me, though...
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