Added Jan 14, 2009
I got the idea for these recycled western shirts after I saw the high prices of similar shirts at Urban. First I had to hunt down some western shirts at the thrift store, but you could always find them at a vintage store for a little more money. I took in the sides and sleeves a few inches, shortened the sleeves and added elastic to the ends, took off the collar and sewed it shut, and then added some elastic to the waist. The blue and red one was men’s extra huge so I can wear it as a dress over tights and the purple one is slightly smaller so it works well as a shirt paired with skinny jeans.
Men’s Wrangler western shirt from the thrift store and elastic.
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