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« on: June 27, 2011 06:38:34 AM »

First attempt at reconstructing clothing ... Took 2 men's shirts ($5 each at goodwill) and some supplies ($5 for each, I couldn't believe how low I was on thread and bias tape!!) and I have 2 maternity shirts.  Learned a lot.  I think next time with the complete reconstruct (ie the blue one), I will actually dis-assemble a maternity shirt I am not in love with to use as a pattern instead of guessing.  The green one was from this tutorial http://www.make-baby-stuff.com/maternity-patterns.html turned out great with some mods for my bust line and some mistakes in the initial mods of the sleeves...  Not 100% impressed with the results, but definitely a good first showing ....  (they look cuter in the picture than they do on...)




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« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2011 06:56:49 AM »

They turned out cute!  Hard to believe that they were men's shirts, though! lol  Good thing that the prints were floral and suitable! and inexpensive!

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