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« on: August 17, 2018 03:30:10 PM »

I picked up this shirt at a free clothing swap a year or two ago with no plans other than "I like this."



So I attempted to make my first shirt pattern, traced carefully from a well-fitting tank. Record sleeve cardboard makes for a sturdy base!



I had a red t-shirt that I had already cut up a bit, and decided that red/blue was a classic Pokemon combo.



I tried to block the blue pieces in a way that looked intentional and interesting!



The pieces are all serged together, and I did some careful ironing and pinning for the hems before using my regular machine.



My hemming method still needs a few tweaks, but I'm very happy with it over all!
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« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2018 01:12:40 AM »

ooh I love this! Well done - it's great the way the back of the shirt carries the same colours - I'm now wishing I'd kept my son's pikachu t shirt....
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« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2018 03:57:18 AM »

looks great! the colour paneling is perfect.
I will be keeping an eye out not for small tee's on sale Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2018 07:06:59 AM »

You did a great job, it looks pro Smiley.
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« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2018 07:34:50 AM »

Great transformation and I agree that the red/blue combo works great considering how important those two hues are to the franchise.  Very professional-looking work!

I'm currently playing Pokmon Shuffle on my Nintendo 2DS these days, which is an awesome (and free!) game.
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« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2018 02:50:03 PM »

I was wondering where you found such a well-fitting pokemon shirt when I saw you wearing it! Nicely done, looks store-bought!
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« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2018 05:53:50 PM »

Oooh, I love it!
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« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2018 07:45:31 PM »

Thank you folks for commenting! CH, I'm pretty sure I picked it up at the FRFF swap at some point. Tongue
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« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2018 12:39:54 PM »

Way cool!
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« Reply #9 on: August 30, 2018 02:41:58 PM »

love it!!!
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