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Topic: Lurker's 2nd post (a recon)  (Read 2277 times)
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« on: November 09, 2009 05:53:46 PM »

I posted in the stenciling board a couple days ago.
Upset that I couldn't post pics until my 10th post, I decided to get crafting!
so this is #2, please visit links to pictures....

I have a tshirt addiction. I like to buy anything that I deem "quirky" from garage sales, or resale shops. I have piles and piles... I mean I don't think I'll be on Hoarders anytime soon, but it is definitely more than a collection.

anyhooo...
I finally got around to reconning one.
it was a men's large Speed Racer (the old school cartoon, not the movie) tee.


I created a pattern from one of my daughters tops,
added a ruffle at the bottom,
and now its a cute dress!


I am super proud because its my first real recon, first ruffle, and first self drafted pattern!
comments and suggestions encouraged Smiley Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2009 06:29:17 PM »

I think that you did an awesome job for a lot of 1st. very cute!!!
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« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2009 06:38:07 AM »

i think it looks awesome. the mask compliments it nicely! =)
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« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2009 04:32:09 PM »

Thats so cute! Really well done. She is going to have such an original wardrobe thanks to her talented mum Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2009 08:41:08 PM »

That turned out great!
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« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2009 01:35:50 PM »

she loves the dress!! so it is a success--very nicely done!
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« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2009 01:29:27 PM »

Super duper cute! You did an awesome job!
I know how it is not being allowed to post pics - it's frustrating!
I, too, need to start crafting more! 10 posts, here I come!
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« Reply #7 on: December 28, 2009 02:08:37 PM »

uhm, you only need to post 10 comments, not 10 projects....Wink

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« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2009 08:05:08 PM »

That is super adorable! My boys have tons of shirts that don't fit them anymore, and I really want to try reconning them into something for my daughter. I'm afraid of messing up the shirts though, hopefully I'll have the nerve to cut into one soon. Great job!
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« Reply #9 on: December 31, 2009 09:41:52 AM »

Super cute! Looks like you did a great job.

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