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Monday, February 08, 2016

REFASHION: My something more shirt

Have you ever refashioned something and think "Is this cute? Do I like this? Can I make this cuter?" I took a nice light purple T-shirt and made an asymmetrical cut. I absolutely fell in the love with a bright multi-color table runner found at a consignment store. I cut a long strip from the table runner, turned it into a long tube, and added it the bottom hem of the shirt.


Before trying the shirt on, I slimmed down the sleeves. I love the new look of the shirt -- it's simple but super cute. I love the pop of color on the hem, and the sleeves are perfectly slim. But a few questions kind of nagged me. "Is this kind of plain?"  "Does the shirt need something more?" I'll wear the shirt a couple of times and hope inspiration hits me. If you have any ideas or suggestions, please share in the comment section. Thanks!

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Until next time -- Jennifer Elliott


jenny_o said...

What about adding more of the patterned material, either at the neck (binding) or as an applique on the front (squares, hearts, owls, cat face outline - something simple)?

And why can I see these ideas when it's not MY refashion?! I freeze up when I look at my stuff!

jenny_o said...

P. S. It's very cute, by the way! The fabric on the bottom does something extra for the asymmetrical cut.

jennifer elliott said...

Thanks so much! I love the pop of color on the new hem.

jennifer elliott said...

I like the applique idea! Thanks for the idea!

cfortin said...

I think wearing it is a great idea. You can see what inspiration strikes you. The purple is very pretty and I like the uneven hem.

Cindy - EOD
Upcycled Design Lab

Marisa Glied said...

Very cute! Love all the colors!