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Sunday, August 7, 2011

What Can You Make Out of an Old Shirt and an Old Pillowcase?

A brand new absolutely fabulous summer top!
Ta-dah!!!

Here's what I started with ... say no more.
 
After cutting off the top collar and part of the sleeves in a straight line, I lined the remainder of the sleeves with a thin binding made out of an old patterned pillowcase.  

 I then inserted pleats on the back and front so that the top fitted my chest and back snuggly, and then trimmed them with a wider strip of pillowcase fabric. 
Then I sewed two shoulder straps and adjusted their length to fit my shoulders.

I also sewed the front button opening of the shirt closed.


Finally I added a cute little ruffled fabric flower!
This cute little top literally cost nothing to make and is so flattering!
Sew happy!

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