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From Winter to Summer!

Added Jun 30, 2010

by tontondiva

Cleveland, Ohio,...






I re – purposed some Turtlenecks, yes turtlenecks. I received some turtlenecks that I wasn’t too fond of as turtlenecks and decided I wanted to create something else from them. I love my black tubetop but only had one of them and of course can’t find them in stores. So my idea took shape. I cut the turtleneck tops along the side seams, cut out the sleeves and neck and used them as “fabric”. I used the tubetop as a template and went from there. I also found that the neck portion of the top could be used as a great matching headband!

Material Notes

Turtlenecks bought on sale during winter markdown from Walmart ($1.00), need 7/8" elastic, same measurement taken from around torso under your underarms.




Garment Type
Beach, Casual

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    Jul 10, 2010, 07.31 AMby patgjn79

    The top is really nice and the idea of using the turtleneck as a headband is clever. And I agree with nehmah, I also wish we could find such lovely prints for turtlenecks in the stores in here as well. Congrats! and keep on inspiring people!

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    Jul 7, 2010, 03.30 PMby tontondiva

    Thank you everyone for all the great comments!

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    Jul 2, 2010, 07.22 AMby lauralina

    Good job, you’re very creative ! Actually, it is a very good idea to make matching headband ! Well done :)

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    Jul 2, 2010, 12.17 AMby pharmakon

    wow, great choice to turn them into tubetops! they both look really cute on you.

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    Jul 1, 2010, 06.46 PMby 6kidsathome

    That was great! The prints do look much better as a summery tops.

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    Jul 1, 2010, 01.21 PMby nehmah

    The fit is great. You did a really nice job of sewing . It’ a lovely fabric, I wish we could find prints like that in the stores. Cordially, Nehmah

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    Jul 1, 2010, 01.15 PMby scheryka

    Cute and a good idea. Creative.

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