Men's dress shirt refashion inspired by Burda's photo in 07/...

Added Jul 16, 2014

by Alisa Sibrova

Las Vegas, Nevad...

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Let me tell you this – I am not big on refashioning or upcycling, not at all. In fact I believe that repurposing or redoing existing piece might take a lot more energy and time than making a new one. Although, there is one thing I am not going to argue – it is indeed a very creative process. Your mind gets twisted in all sorts of ways in order to come up with a solution on: “How can I RE-use this?”. A day ago or so, my husband realized that his favorite American Eagle dress shirt was slightly torn and that there was no way of fixing it after which I got an intriguing offer: “Would you like to use it for anything?”. “Sure, just put it aside…” – if to be honest I said it just because I was in a rush and did not put too much of thought in that. It took me a day or so to decide if I want to do it or not an since it is quite a trend of right now, to refashion men’s dress shirts, I decided to give it a try! Originally I was inspired by this cute female top that I saw in Burda Style newest issue.

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Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Blouse
Style
Casual
Material
Cotton, Lace/Sequins

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    Aug 1, 2014, 07.32 PMby Byanka Ayala

    You shirt turned out great. I have been wanting to upcycle but it does take some creativity. I like the pattern you chose to make your shirt from. Love the added lace on the sleeves.

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      Aug 2, 2014, 06.47 AMby Alisa Sibrova

      Byanka, it does take some creativity, but that’s the fun part :) I am one of those that like to stay true to the patterns I use, so upcycling is something I can play with :)

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    Jul 17, 2014, 12.27 PMby liliv-1

    very cute shirt, your idea was fabulous! :)

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      Jul 17, 2014, 01.00 PMby Alisa Sibrova

      Thank you Liliv, although as I said – I am not big into upcycling sometimes you just need to give it a try :)

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    Jul 17, 2014, 07.44 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Great ide! and very cute details! ;)

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