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lady4feet
« on: July 01, 2010 07:19:03 PM »

I'm in the 50 projects-along, one of my items was to recon the pile of T's and such that was taking up space. So I set down to complete this item only to end up pulling another pile of clothes out of my fabric stash, meaning the pile is about the same size as when I started *big huge sigh*

Anyways here's my progress so far, few or no before shots, sorry.

St Pattys Day, a bit late or a bit early. Had some random little holes around the bottom, two shamrocks later.





More random holes but this time around the top. Keyhole top, used whatthecraft.com tute


I wanted to put this one in the scrap pile, actually it was for a night but I dug it back out.


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Nothing special, cute goodwill top with to tight sleeves so I cut them off.


I made this one (gathered/weird hippy shirt before) based on one of my fave tops that got an ink stain (next shirt)


Covered ink stains with a bird on a stick



Before, my Papa's old undershirts (very special to me, he passed away about 8 years ago)


After, ruffle goodness. Used this tute http://tearosehome.blogspot.com/2010/01/tutorial-sweater-to-make-believe-tweed.html


Close up of the ruffles and the lace of the tank. I made this shirt specifically for this tank.



And why my Hubby is not allowed to take pics of me. Everyone he takes I look like a blimp  Roll Eyes It says "if I throw a stick will you leave" Nothing really wrong with it I just decided I wanted it to be a tank, combined with an old T with ink stains.
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whew yeah and I also mended about 6 other items in the pile and made organizing boxes and took apart a jacket for tote bag. Yeah same size pile...




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« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2010 08:04:04 PM »

These are all so cute...I especially like the ruffled white T...and it's nice you could use his shirts.
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« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2010 05:56:52 AM »

good job!
I have a huge pile of tees too. i am inspired Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2010 07:28:55 AM »

Wow!  Great work!
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« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2010 08:47:23 AM »

I love all of them.  Great recons Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2010 10:15:00 AM »

Great job!  They are all very wearable recons and look great!  I especially love the ruffled shirt and the last halter.
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« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2010 11:21:51 AM »

That is so sweet that you used his old shirts! Your recon looks great!

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« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2010 12:35:18 PM »

Cool stuff. I love the bird one, great way to cover stains.
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« Reply #8 on: July 02, 2010 08:12:28 PM »

Thank you all for such nice comments Smiley

These are the first recons that I really like and wear. My Hubby "where'd that shirt come from?" lol.
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« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2010 09:00:41 AM »

I love your recons!  So cute!

I really love the white ruffled one the best, but the one with the bulldog on it is also very cute!

Great ideas--very inspiring!
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