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« on: January 21, 2009 02:16:53 PM »

I have a bunch of old graphic shirts that have really cute designs on them, but I don't wear anymore cause they have pitstains... i just moved from an area that's really hot and humid and sweaty and gross, so it's not a big deal to the people down there... but up here I get weird looks  Embarrassed understandably so! if it wasn't the norm down there I would have been giving people faces too.

They're still good, though! I'm sure if I knew how to do something with it I could fix em up.

I've seen some awesome recons that i'd like to try, but they all seem a bit out of my league... I'm pretty bad when it comes to sewing, i'm more of a draw and paint kind of "artist"...

I figured I'd ask crafters instead of just walking into a situation where i'd be destroying some of my clothes,
what are some nice "beginner" recons?

here's a pic of what sort of thing i'm talkin about xDD

if this is in the wrong forum i'm sorry!! x__x forgive me
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« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2009 04:29:57 PM »

Craftster Smarmyclothes has a website of tutorials for reconning tees.


She also has a site with many inspiring examples!



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« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2009 05:04:41 PM »

oh wow this was exactly what i needed! thank you Smiley
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