Monday, April 03, 2017

Not Ready to Retire

I decided to organize my giant bags of potential refashion victims.
In BAG #1, I found a Python (I think) Print T-shirt with a loose fit - looked like it could be an everyday top.....but
....when I was a student, I loved wearing animal prints. Now, many years (and lbs on) I fear me, clad in printed animal skins, may give off more of a Golden Girls/Florida Retirement Home vibe!
Well, nothing ventured, nothing gained - it was a $3 Goodwill bargain.
BEFORE
I pinned the shirt together at shoulder seams, so CB and CF were on a fold, and cut a slightly deeper neck at the front, and a square one on the back.
I decided to add a contrast neckband, hoping it would look a bit more sporty. I used a striped scrap from the stash, and stitched on 2 straps in a V for extra detail.
Not bad, hopefully it will look OK with faded jeans, or denim skirts. More detail here.



4 comments:

Chickie Walsh said...

I really like the contrasting trim. It helps break up the animal print. You look great. I like the extra little straps you made too. Very cool.
Chickie

karen vallerius said...

Great stash find, love your reworking of this top.

Marisa Glied said...

Very cute! Amazing save!

-TheRefashStash

cfortin said...

The back is really fun.

Cindy EOD
Upcycle Design Lab