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missmandimarie
« on: August 14, 2012 07:06:15 PM »

Lately my bf's white shirts have been developing an odd orange ring around the neck which smells sweet and won't go away. Instead of throwing the shirts out I kept them and decided to make some cute girly clothes with them. This time around I made a t-shirt vest!!! Sorry for the lack of pictures, I didn't think to take any til I was done.

To make the shirt I simply cut off the collar and sleeves and made a slit straing down the middle. I then cut off a longated triangle near the bust to help give it shape. I wanted pockets so I cut the armpit out of one sleeve to give it a nice shape them cut it in half so I had 2 identical shapes. I used these to make the pickets. I then created a hem and sewed it.

I hope you like it!!

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loveforart
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2012 10:44:56 AM »

Very cute. I am actually looking for ways to re-do old tshirts for Christmas gifts for my sister and niece. Thanks for the idea! Smiley
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ak_activist
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2012 03:53:35 AM »

Maybe I'm simple or it's really late (it's 3am here), but how do you get the triangle to shape the bustline if you've already cut it down the middle? 
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louhi
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2013 09:22:36 AM »

Thank You so much for this idea!
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