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Topic: Because I would Never Wear Tradiitonal Maternity Tees! ::2xtee surgeries::  (Read 15506 times)
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« on: December 31, 2008 11:45:43 PM »

I think I forgot to mention that I'm pregnant! haha. The last time i posted here ((As in, not today)) I showed off my clockwork-orange recon. I was about 2 months pregnant there I think - not that you could tell!

Well now you can. It jiggles up + down when I laugh + my bellybutton is threatening to pop out anyday now.

And yep, I've already started cutting up my husband's tees to make cute onesies for the little fella Grin

The only bad thing is - nothing fits me anymore! T-shirts are too short + tight, and I can't even zip up my dresses anymore.

I didn't want to make a whole heap of clothes that I wasn't going to be able to wear again because they are obviosuly maternity - so I made long t-shirts that I can wear forever and some baby-doll dresses.

Here's what I reconstructed Cheesy Black makes my bump disappear hahah

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My Johnny Cash tee was waayyyy too small for me anyway. I kept it in my cardboard box of thigns to recon ((it's like 1m deep x 1m wide by 2m long.... and its full  Shocked)). I was so scared of cutting it up because it was like the most expensive tee I've ever bought! Seriously if I pay $20 for one shirt - that's too much. ahah. And this baby was $50.

So I got over my fear. I was going to make a onesie for baby Vincent, but decided I needed it first!

The only original bits are the sleeves and the lower stomach. I pieced together all the fabrics + then cut it out with my neverfail t-shirt pattern ((Drafted from a well-fitting t-shirt dress)). There was a sale on lace at Spotlight, so I bought metres + metres of it - used most of it on this. It's black stretch lace which I freaking love!! 

Tim reckons the bow looks like it should start spinning at any minute Cheesy

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Sorry Superman, but you're just so gosh darn super you make me wanna vom. Anyway. I reconned this shirt of Tim's years ago + it sucked. So I reconned it again!



« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2008 11:53:53 PM »

Those are some awesome shirts!!

Do they stretch because they look a lil snug now...

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« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2009 07:25:44 AM »

it was much smarter for you to use that expensive cash t-shirt on yourself, because you will wear it forever. i cant stand people who go out and but all these expensive clothes for babies. they wear them for like a month, then they grow out of them. what a waste of money! great job on the shirts

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« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2009 10:58:33 AM »

This is great. I was searching the board for maternity and found this and realized it's new. I have a box of maternity from my first pregnancy, but I might have to revamp some things for this time. And your belly button might not pop. Mine looked like it was going to from the time I started showing, but never did. I even went 3 days late Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2009 09:00:08 AM »

Both are very wonderful !

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« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2009 08:43:19 AM »

Congrats on your pregnancy! Both recons are wonderful. Wish I had been interested in sewing waaaaay back when I was preggers, cuz most of my maternity stuff was hand-me-downs and kinda hideous.
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2009 11:06:17 PM »

I LOVE them!
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