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Topic: Mans XL shirt to something somewhat wearable  (Read 2665 times)
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« on: February 27, 2010 03:45:07 PM »

My mom gave me one of my dads old XL shirt and I had it lying around on my messy sewing table for a week or so. Since weekends bored the crap out of me, and I had a day off yesterday making it feel like the worst day of the week (Sunday) I decided to cut up the shirt and make something, yay!
I don't have a before picture, but it was your typical t-shirt.

I pretty much chopped off below the sleeves, then cut around them, cut the neckline

The top part wasn't as wide as the lower part, so while sewing I pulled at the top part and that's how this happened. I'm pretty pleased

The back. I pulled elastic through the back part. And criss crossed the straps because it hung way too loose in a normal strap way. Ignore my veeeery poor sewing. I was lazy, and rushed it. It's horrible, but no one will ever see the back anyway, so no matter

I'm actually pretty pleased with how it came out. Next one will be a bit different, and a lot better.
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2010 04:15:33 PM »

Great look! I am pretty much in love with this style and might have to try something similar to it for myself Smiley

I post things like this in my blog too!
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« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2010 04:27:17 PM »

I love the stye, the X in back is so darling.

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« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2010 05:31:15 PM »

Well done! I love restructuring super big shirts.
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« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2010 10:06:41 AM »

Much cuter now Smiley


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« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2010 10:49:10 AM »

it's adorable! i love how the backside turned out (the cross-thing,don't know what's the english name for it Cheesy )
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