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Saturday, April 23, 2016

Button-Down One; The Blue One

Hello Refashion Co-op. I am starting to work on a pile of button-down shirts I have been saving. I didn't know what I wanted to do but now I have several so I can try out a few refashion ideas. This blue shirt had some damage in a couple spots so that directed the new look.

I cut away the sleeves and collar. That took away the ruined areas.

It took much longer than it should have to decide on the black bias tape for the edges. I tried floral and wound up making what looked like pajamas.

I like the black, it looks a bit retro. For more details on this top, including the pajama look, go to I Can Work With That.
And thanks for reading.


whatthesew said...

The black binding really works well, looks very stylish. It was worth the time working on the fit as well.

Chickie Walsh said...

Thanks, I appreciate it.

Heidi said...
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Heidi said...

It looks retro in a very stylish way!! I like the contrast of the black against the light blue. Win-win!!

Marisa Glied said...

Super cute! I love the black binding!!!!


Andrea said...

Really cute! I like the contrast :)
Andrea EOD

Amy Jo said...

This looks great! I'm looking forward to what else you have in the works for the other men's shirts. :)

Chickie Walsh said...

Thanks everyone. I am trying to use all the ideas I have. Thanks for your comments.