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Topic: Bleach stains be gone!!! *waves wand*  (Read 5192 times)
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abricot
« on: February 26, 2004 08:30:10 AM »

I had bought this top a while back from the thrift, despite it having several obvious bleach booboos up near the neckline... I loved the shirt to death and thought I could figure out something to cover the stains... So fast forward many months to now, I finally dug out the top and disguised the booboos...

Don't you just love felt and hand stitching? Grin

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« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2004 08:56:36 AM »

ooooo! that is so CUTE!! great job!   Grin
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« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2004 11:49:27 AM »

Hot! I love reworking thrift finds.
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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2004 11:50:56 AM »

that is too cute
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ishou
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2004 12:26:58 PM »

That's great!  Now I know what to do with those "ruined" shirts.
Do the felt hearts affect the stretchiness?  Or did you stretch the fabric as you sewed them on?
Thanks!  Wink
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abricot
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2004 12:41:37 PM »

That's great!  Now I know what to do with those "ruined" shirts.
Do the felt hearts affect the stretchiness?  Or did you stretch the fabric as you sewed them on?
Thanks!  Wink

The area the hearts are in doesn't stretch too much when I wear the shirt... but just in case.... I put the shirt on - pinned the hearts with straight pins, removed the shirt, then sewed the hearts on...

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« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2004 09:25:02 PM »

Very cute    Shocked
How does felt was up??
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« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2004 09:32:51 PM »

oh! that's brilliant! It's so cute...i want it. haha
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« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2004 03:20:19 PM »

I've always been afraid of washing felt.  I keep thinking it's going to turn into a fuzzy mess.  how does it hold up?
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« Reply #9 on: February 29, 2004 09:47:55 PM »

I've always been afraid of washing felt.  I keep thinking it's going to turn into a fuzzy mess.  how does it hold up?

I have this rule "when in doubt, handwash" and anything I've put felt on, I handwash... It holds up fine that way, but I wouldn't know how it'd hold up in a machine....
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