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Schnoogles
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« on: May 22, 2010 04:54:57 PM »

Having been lusting over garments like this in people's crafting blogs for months, and having some free time on my hands, I decided to add some whimsical ruffle blossoms to the neckline of an old, but still in good condition, tank top I had lying around.

The finished product:



And the before pic:



I could have made smaller blossoms and made it less heavy in general, which is why I decided not to do both sides fully. I need to find away to tack them on more neatly when they are by themselves. It was totally a learning experience but it took me about an hour from start to finish and I'm not complaining! I have a new top to wear for free, right?

Thanks for your comments!

~ Schnoogles.
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« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2010 05:22:58 PM »

i love that it's asymetric. nice project!
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Grettagolf
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2010 06:35:58 PM »

Super cute!  Reminds me of the tanks I saw at Ann Taylor.
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solsticecusp
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2010 04:46:53 PM »

cute! from far away they look like little abstract origami doves flying around the collar
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Mischa85
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2010 04:23:00 PM »

That makes a really plain tank look SUPER PRETTY!!!

I love it. Great work Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2010 05:43:44 PM »

Love it LOVE IT!

It's adorable and just enough embellishment. I want one too! Hehe
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youngandcrafty
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2010 07:52:15 AM »

omg i love that , wat shape were the petals and how did you pin/sew them cuz i wud love to try making one xx
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