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br0ken_11
« on: June 07, 2005 03:05:27 PM »

well, my friend gave me her beloved HIM shirt, which doesnt quite fit her right, to reconstruct! its too big, and she wants something snazzy.. i know there's so many ideas out there, but i need a fool-proof one! (it has a really nice looking heartagram on there, too!)

 any brillant ideas?
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« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2005 10:12:54 PM »

well, if it's WAY WAY too big, you can cut under the arms and down then re-ajust the size using some gromits and ribbon, corset style kinda thing. You can also do that allong the back. Thats what I've done with most of my big shirts.
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« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2005 10:52:48 AM »

Petrifiera had a good tute for fitting a shirt with safety-pin corset-ish effects somewhere on her MYDIY site (wish I had the URL... Sad I'm sure it's on Craftster somewhere)- I've used that on a couple of shirts.
Basically what you do is make two parallel vertical lines of safety pins down the front of the T-shirt and lace them up with ribbon. If the design on the front covers the whole T-shirt, you could put them on the back of it.
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« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2005 08:23:17 AM »

Here's a link to the same style Kuolema was talking about:

http://www.livejournal.com/community/t_shirt_surgery/3249315.html#cutid1

It's fairly fool-proof, and if she doesn't like it, you can always take the safety pins out.
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br0ken_11
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2005 09:53:36 AM »

i have found an answer... a halter top! simple, yet functional. i'll post the results of my labor elsewhere, once i get my camera working, that is.  Grin
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