Sunday, January 15, 2017

Layered T-Shirt

 Hi Everyone!

Below you can see one of my latest.  It is simple, but I think quite a good staple with the ability to be very versatile.

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 It all started here. The picture is grainy, but this is a basic black t-shirt in a heavy quality knit. The neckline is faced in a shiny satin fabric and the stripes are a shiny poly blend yarn. It was on the dollar rack and looked brand new, so I scooped it up.
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It was too boring as is. So, when I found this too small lace bottom blouse with the gorgeous lace hemline, my task was clear. I was so excited that I chopped up the shirt before I took a picture, but pieced it together so you can see what I did.  I love the look of a shirt under a t-shirt or a sweater but hate the bulk. Thus, I cut out all of the bulk and added a smooth middle piece. Here it is pinned and ready to sew and press.

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IMG_4475Here is a close-up of the neckline. You can see that the fabric is a great looking Swiss dot fabric. It adds great texture to the entire look.

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What do you think? I love it and the best thing is that I can use the blouse portion under a lot of other sweaters and T's. This is an easy one...you have to try it.!..Mary P.












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6 comments:

RePurposeFul said...

Great idea, thanks!

RanchHouse said...

I love seeing your work. My white shirt stash is on my summer to do list. Thanks for sharing a great idea.

Chickie Walsh said...

Love this. It's a great way to extend the pretty blouse.
Chickie

jennifer elliott said...

I love this! Thanks for the amazing idea.

Jennifer EOD

Catherine1216 said...

Love how this turned out.

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