cowgirl bebop

Added Feb 27, 2009

by loyl8

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Description

I deconstructed a 1970’s western shirt and used some fabric from the thrift store I found. I don’t even know where to begin. It was my first time with alot of this, so it took me a long while and lots of ripping. I added pleated round ruffled sleeves, pintucks to top front panel of the shirt, red piping in front and back and along the front placket (which was very hard to do with the snaps there), I relocated the pockets to the side, fitted it with 2 darts in front and 3 darts in back. I made a pattern of each piece I used so I can reuse it again someday. Let me know what you think? any thing I could have done better?

Material Notes

My Mom’s old western shirt, thrifted green plaid fabric, red piping, red thread, lime green seam binding, and 1 snap

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Tops
Style
Casual, Preppy
Material
Cotton

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    Jan 14, 2010, 04.50 AMby india

    ohmygodilooooooooveit!!

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    Dec 22, 2009, 07.19 PMby aubreydawn

    wow :) you’re the coolest :)

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      Dec 23, 2009, 12.39 AMby loyl8

      thanks :)

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    Sep 4, 2009, 11.24 AMby lisarie

    you did a great job on this

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      Sep 6, 2009, 07.41 AMby loyl8

      Thank you for the comment.

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    Jul 7, 2009, 11.58 AMby safemme

    OMG!! You have a PATTERN for this!!?!! Would you please consider posting it to share with us This is the most amazing use of plaid shirts I have ever seen! I need one!!! (:

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      Sep 6, 2009, 07.40 AMby loyl8

      I just saw you left a comment on this shirt thanks a million!!! I just traced the pieces I took from the original shirt. the sleeves I just cut half oval/circles and arranged them how i see fit. Maybe one day Ill post a how to . Thanks again

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    Feb 27, 2009, 09.35 PMby effervescence

    i love it!!!! And the puff on the sleeves!!!! Great!!!! Love it !!!love it!! The great in Fashion is to make people believe that they could love what the initially hate!!!

    I swear i would have never thought of buying a fabric like this but you made me question myself!!! My favorite part is the piping!!!

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    Feb 27, 2009, 09.04 PMby Daniel Parker

    haha this is crazy! and fun!.. Haha im going to walk you through my thought prossess… saw the little picture on the creations page… and I was like what is that!…. then I click on it and I LOVE it! It really works on you! wear it with pride because this looks so good on you!

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    Feb 27, 2009, 09.55 AMby nicolle

    I love, love, love it! Well worth your hard work!

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    Feb 27, 2009, 09.10 AMby superjennylove

    this is soo great!!! Love your style girl. You have talent!

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    Feb 27, 2009, 09.06 AMby smvphotography

    oh i love it! soooo cool and unique and love the pattern mix. i guess if i would add/change anything i think i might add the piping around all the edges, but i don’t think that’s necessary. great work!

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    Feb 27, 2009, 05.11 AMby Galadriel F

    I’m impressed.

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    Feb 27, 2009, 12.08 AMby polychromatin

    Looks very cool! You somehow remind me of Heath Ledgers’s daughter form Brokeback mountain, which I saw yesterday. Really cute!

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