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Refashioned t-shirt into peasant top September 18, 2010

Posted by misscraftyfingers in Crafts, Refashion, Sewing.
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I have so many huge souvenir t-shirts which I have never worn and kept for years and years … some even more than a decade. :P

Today, I finally did something about one of them. :D

This was what I had … a Stanford t shirt I got from work many years ago which I’ve never worn because the shoulders were way too big, sleeves too long and the neckline was ridiculously tight.

I saw this tutorial online and decided to give my t-shirt a makeover. I tried sewing it for 2 days with my Brother BM 3600 sewing machine. It didn’t work. My Brother sewing machine just wouldn’t shirr! What a POS! I was so annoyed. Then today, I decided to give it a try on my mom’s old antique Flying Man sewing machine and it shirred beautifully. HURRAY FOR ANTIQUE SEWING MACHINES!!!!

I have a pile of t-shirts waiting to be refashioned now! :):):) Do you think I can wear them out? LOL.

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1. Care - September 19, 2010

It looks fantastic!!

misscraftyfingers - September 19, 2010

thank you :):)

2. Sara - December 1, 2010

Hi Shirley! Just popped by to have a look around. I love this t-shirt refashion! Any yes I think you can wear that out. My girls and I will have to dig through our closets and play designer for a day. Thanks for sharing.

misscraftyfingers - December 2, 2010

Thanks Sara for popping by and your comment! :) I have a bunch of other tshirts I need to refashion too … but been lazy. haha. Hope you and your girls have fun doing this refashion project! :D

3. Ahmed Ruan - December 2, 2011

Some truly prime posts on this website , bookmarked .


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