This is #3.
Fall Travel/Work Core Wardrobe:
*Up-cycled from Pre-retirement stash. Retirement did not take; I accepted consultant work.
-Casual Work / Early Childhood Center visits; think playgrounds and 3 yrs. olds
-Travel / 4 weeks/ four states/ six flights/ pack light.
-Great Lakes Region; as cold as our Texas winters.
Before: Fall t-shirt, screen printed with hand painted details. Worn in my teacher days with denim skirts, khakis. Brown sweatshirt in the fall wardrobe. Lace from the stash.
After: Fall sweatshirt for travel and business casual.
My Halloween Costume; I am going as a retired teacher.
*Remove, sleeves, all ribbings. Cut t-shirt front/backs apart.
*Pin t- in place, stitch, serge. Fold t- over jacket front to create a facing.
Top stitch to hold in place and create quilted effect.
*Add lace trim.
*Be so happy that this worked!!!
Left side is the t- back;
Right side is the t- front.
Inside front, folded over, top-stitched.
Outside front, top stitched.
Neck band sewn back on.
With travel jeans.
Refashioned Mom jeans.
With dress pants
Refashioned from men's pants.
With Dirndl Skirt
from two pencil skirts,
Used a brown sweatshirt
with ribbing removed.
Green goes back to stash.
Worn with denim skirts in my teacher days.