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ChristelH
« Reply #20 on: June 09, 2010 02:28:48 PM »

Wow, I love this! Sooo cool, love the colour combo. Cheesy
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« Reply #21 on: June 09, 2010 03:44:11 PM »

I love the way this looks!  Very cool!
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sweetiedarling
« Reply #22 on: June 09, 2010 04:12:07 PM »

good for you, I wish more people would do the same. I have a friend who spent 60 dollars on a t shirt recently and I wanted to smack his face off.
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« Reply #23 on: June 09, 2010 07:08:46 PM »

psst! i like your version way better than the original one!  yours has a little bit more, how do you say, 'pizazz'! Grin
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« Reply #24 on: June 09, 2010 10:05:54 PM »

I'm so jealous of this right now.
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« Reply #25 on: June 10, 2010 12:14:44 AM »

really cute!!! have to make!
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« Reply #26 on: June 10, 2010 06:38:51 AM »

I love it!!! Looks so great.
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« Reply #27 on: June 10, 2010 07:07:10 AM »

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92$ CAN for a tank?!!  Who has that kind of money?

I think your version looks better- it fits better than the commercial version.  Plus, the top itself is gorgeous. 

I love your backyard Smiley

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As for the bunching up in the back....  maybe try some iron on interfacing to stabilize the knit, so it isn't as easy to 'creep' upwards?  Though this would kinda negate the point of using a knit for stretch and comfort.... Hmm.  Or maybe a piece of flexible coil boning down the denim trim in the back (it isn't as uncomfortable as it sounds, I swear!) to stop fabric shifting.  Or just leave it.  I think you look great in it!
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« Reply #28 on: June 10, 2010 07:31:10 AM »

Great job! I love when you can do something yourself for a fraction of the cost and modify it to your style/color preferences!
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« Reply #29 on: June 10, 2010 08:20:04 AM »

Thanks again for all the comments! I enjoy trying to replicate clothing that I like, but is out of my price range. That way I can add my own bit of "flare" to whatever I re-create.

In no particular order:

92$ CAN for a tank?!!  Who has that kind of money?

I think your version looks better- it fits better than the commercial version.  Plus, the top itself is gorgeous. 

I love your backyard Smiley

This rocks!

As for the bunching up in the back....  maybe try some iron on interfacing to stabilize the knit, so it isn't as easy to 'creep' upwards?  Though this would kinda negate the point of using a knit for stretch and comfort.... Hmm.  Or maybe a piece of flexible coil boning down the denim trim in the back (it isn't as uncomfortable as it sounds, I swear!) to stop fabric shifting.  Or just leave it.  I think you look great in it!

Thank you hildegard! I thought about using a few pieces of boning in the back, but was worried they might get bent when I pull the top on over my head. I am not familiar with flexible coil boning. Is this very different from regular boning?
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