Friday, May 22, 2015

Dust Catcher to Wardrobe Staple

Hello! I completed this refashion a few weeks before joining Refashion Co-op, but still wanted to share it with you. I did not get a good before picture, but I did keep my scraps--so use your imagination!

I originally bought this shirt at the thrift store without trying it on. When I got home I found the arms to be a bit too tight...womp, womp. So the shirt sat in my closet for a long time, sad and unworn. Once we moved to warmer climates, I found myself in desperate need of tank tops. So I grabbed this shirt out of the closet. What did I have to loose?

I began by cutting off the arms. I then folded the fabric over twice and sewed a new hem using gray thread. Nothing fancy here folks.

But the result was great!

This tank fits me well and is neutral in color so it goes with just about anything. Since the fix, this shirt has gone from dust catcher to wardrobe staple!

Thanks for reading!


Andrea said...

Way to make it work for you! Sometimes the simplest of refashions are the most useful in our wardrobes :)

Andrea EOD

Lovenicky said...

The after looks much more current and youthful! Good job!

Novenas said...

Thank you ladies! I just love this top. I really do wear it as often as it is clean. :)