Tuesday, May 20, 2014

A ruffled shirt

A man shirt is the perfect base to test your refashion ideas: lot of fabric to play and lots of complex details to keep. In my case, the collar and the cuffs were so worn out that I needed to experiment with the bodice and sleeves.

This was my starting point: a lavender summer male shirt

















And this is the result: a more fitted girly ruffled shirt. Some of the steps are explained here:


2 comments:

cfortin said...

Very pretty refashion. I like the dropped shoulders and the mandarin collar.

Cindy - EOD
Upcycled Design Lab

Gema Ensenat said...

That's beautiful!! I couldn't have imagined that from the man's shirt... Esp. love the sleeves...!