Ex-Boyfriend's Shirt - Recycled

Added Oct 22, 2008

by bkwormdeb

Norman, Oklahoma...

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Description

When my ex and I split he took half my dvd’s and I got two of his shirts. I wanted to turn something that made me sad and mopey into something cute and flirty.
I have very ample hips, so I used some of the excessive length to flesh out the hip area, and to make little sleeves to cover the post relationship pudge that accumulated on my arms. I removed the collar and added it back to the front after I’d made the shift. Since the shape of the neck no longer forced a curve on the collar, I tacked the collar over with loose stitches.

Material Notes

Thread and an ex’s shirt.

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Novice

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    Oct 22, 2008, 02.10 PMby sewdelightful

    Oh I love it so much! :)

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    Oct 22, 2008, 08.54 AMby erinicolemas

    that is rad!

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    Oct 22, 2008, 03.19 AMby deeem

    Way to go, girl! It looks great on you and that’s certainly a very creative (dare I say cathartic?!) way of cleaning out the closet! Well done!

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