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« on: August 27, 2010 02:50:49 PM »




So I bought a huge men's shirt to recon into a new top.

It was on 75% discount, so I got it for $0.75.



I lopped off the sleeved and the collar, cutting it a bit too low for my taste. But here is what I ended up with.



(And the whole outfit I am wearing out is here)



Not too bad for seventy five cents. Hope people like it!!

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« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2010 03:05:29 PM »

It looks great on you!
You did an amazing job.
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« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2010 03:48:18 PM »

That's adorable! Did you dye it or is the color just off in the before pic? I love the lace inset!
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« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2010 03:56:19 PM »

You did a great job, that belt really ties it together too!
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« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2010 06:12:33 PM »

Way to go on rescuing the neckline--I'd never have guessed the lace was a fix if you hadn't said so, it looks great!
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« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2010 08:39:37 AM »

Way cool. I love the recon idea. Using it myself!
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« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2010 06:49:41 AM »

Thanks for the comments!

And maremare, the before picture was taken with my cell phone in my office with crazy bright lighting.

I didn't have to dye it, thankfully, but I'm thinking about trying it with other colored t-shirts. Honestly, now that I know what I have to work with, I won't need to go get such huge shirts.

I definitely want to do this project again.

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« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2010 12:13:15 PM »

This came out great!
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« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2010 12:15:10 PM »

Thanks!!!

Considering most of it was winged and I finished it in like 2 hours, I think it turned out alright.

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« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2010 03:24:15 AM »

Thats really nice Smiley  I love the lace on it, kind of takes it to another level. Smiley
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