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Topic: Oversized t-shirt into gaucho pants - first reconstruction!(5 pics)  (Read 22181 times)
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« Reply #10 on: June 04, 2006 07:35:51 AM »

Those pants are awesome, and so is the tute.  I just wonder if I can find a t-shirt big enough to cover my butt.........lol Cheesy
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« Reply #11 on: June 04, 2006 10:01:04 AM »

Another excuse to scout the thrift stores for some cool shirts  Grin Thanks!
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« Reply #12 on: June 04, 2006 12:10:53 PM »

Thanks so much for posting this- it was so easy and quick- I'm in love with these pants!!! Here are a pair I made with a tacky free Captain Morgan shirt:

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« Reply #13 on: June 04, 2006 01:10:32 PM »

Thanks for all the comments, guys! 

kitty1256 - I would say the pants were about a small, but I took fairly large seams.

organizedchaos - The tutorial I followed was here: http://community.livejournal.com/t_shirt_surgery/3597625.html

ViolentViolet - I'm not terribly adept at sewing, so I'm not sure that I can help with your question, but on my pants the seams are down the outside of the legs and not down the inside.  The u part where the sleeves were is cut and sewn together for the crotch of the pants.  Does that make any sense or address your question?

Alphaflutterby and modpodge - Nice job!  Modpodge - Good choice on the t-shirt, that's hot!
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« Reply #14 on: June 04, 2006 01:30:51 PM »

cool! i wanna know how to make those you gotta a tute for those lol
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« Reply #15 on: June 04, 2006 01:32:20 PM »

ok sorry didnt see the tutorial there lol
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« Reply #16 on: June 04, 2006 02:04:34 PM »

Great job! Your new pant looks great!
Also thanks for sharing the tutorial. It looks super easy. Can't wait to try this on an old tshirt!
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« Reply #17 on: June 04, 2006 07:07:48 PM »

What a terrific idea! Thanks for posting it.  Smiley
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« Reply #18 on: June 04, 2006 09:19:20 PM »

Finally a NEW t-shirt recon! Thanks for posting. Yoga pants are WAAY to expensive and I need some new ones!
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« Reply #19 on: June 06, 2006 10:13:58 AM »

ok, so im making these right now, but im hand sewing, so ive still got another night or two before ill have pics Wink ive got the legs sewn up though, and i think they will turn out great! a few tips im learning! :

to make sure the shirt will cover your tush, just hold it up, like when you hold a shirt to your front? only do it on your bum, and if it comes aroudn the side of your legs, its big enough!

also, this may make it more difficult to adjust, but so that my screen print wasnt cut in half, i cut up the sides of the shirt, under the arm.  then the leg sews up between the legs, but my screen print isnt cut in half, which i wanted. 

ill be sure to post pics when im done!
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