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Tucked-Away Secret

Added Apr 10, 2010

by Two Leos

Phoenix, Arizona...




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I started practicing my pintucks and then decided to make a tank top. If I were to do this again, I would plan the design a bit more. Also I would pintuck first, and then cut out the pattern for the top. One strap was much longer than the other and so I had to add more pattern to even it out. Now, it’s pretty comfortable to wear and I really like how the pattern is asymmetrical. The real secret is that my boyfriend doesn’t know I used one of his white tees (!)

Material Notes

Men’s Hanes White Tee



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Garment Type

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    Apr 12, 2010, 01.37 PMby candyjoyce

    This is a beautiful t-shirt and looks similar to a t-shirt I have been coveting from Anthropologie that is nearly £50 (out of my price range for a t-shirt!) If you don’t mind I am going to steal your idea and go and buy a £3 men’s t-shirt and and see if I can create my own.

    Thanks for the inspiration

    Cheers, Candy

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    Apr 11, 2010, 01.50 PMby tessi

    Very nice. I love the asymmetry! I, too have stolen Dh’s tees, but have been a bit nicer lately and purchased my own men’s XXL cotton tees (for more yardage – DH wears a med.) I haven’t done pin-tucks for quite awhile, but I might just have to try this with tee knits!

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    Apr 11, 2010, 06.24 AMby jukimoosegirl

    so pretty and feminine- looks great with that skirt!

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    Apr 11, 2010, 12.18 AMby sandoz18

    I love it! I may have to steal your idea… and one of my hubby’s Ts!

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    Apr 10, 2010, 11.58 PMby sewneenee

    Super cute tee! I think your experimenting turned out fabulous!

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    Apr 10, 2010, 10.48 PMby seasidelaundry

    I really like this! I bet your guy loves it, too. Your experiment with pintucks on tee knit was a success. I’d say make more!

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    Apr 10, 2010, 10.28 PMby brookenorthrup

    Very pretty. It looks a lot like a shirt in Anthropologie right now. (Your’s is a lot cheaper :)

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