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Mivzi
« on: July 12, 2009 03:41:02 PM »

I picked up a few shirts from goodwill the other day as an attempt to inspire myself to actually do something with my time
and.. it worked!

This shirt started out as a little kid shirt with a pretty badass tattoo girl on the front. I was gonna cut a skeleton-esque back into it but then I realized it has some gigantic advert on the back for some random tattoo parlor in georgia. Bummer! But, I can work around it.
I cut the collar out into a girlier boatneck tee, but that made the sleeves practically fall off, so I added a corsety back to it. When I get some ribbon I'll use that instead of the ghetto makeshift ribbon i made out of a cut up piece of black fabric.

Escuse the bad pictures please! I've been laying around the house all day I don't feel like getting made up for pictures hahah




I think out of all the recons I've ever made, this is the only one I'd wear in public. With an undershirt, of course. Grin
Any comments/advice is much appreciated! I'm relatively new to reconning so any help is appreciated.
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« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2009 03:57:22 PM »

Wow, I love it!!!  The corset-y back is so cool!  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2009 05:03:08 PM »

I love the skull girl on that shirt and the corstey back fits it perfectly. If you don't mind me asking what tattoo shop was the shirt for?
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Mivzi
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2009 05:06:35 PM »

I love the skull girl on that shirt and the corstey back fits it perfectly. If you don't mind me asking what tattoo shop was the shirt for?
"American Classic" in Athens. John Collins' store I guess, it has his name on it

Thanks for the comments by the way n__n I appreciate the feedback
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Encaitare
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2009 12:18:34 PM »

You are super cute and so is the shirt!  The lacing was a creative touch. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2009 02:01:10 PM »

That's awesome. Goodwill and Salvation army are my jam.
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« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2009 09:07:18 AM »

Very nice, I like the laced back; it seems simpler(?) than most others I've seen
Did you use a tutorial? I've started working on a shirt that I want to do the same with but I'm not sure the EASIEST way to go about doing that  Huh
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